Montour Family History

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Montour Name Meaning

Possibly a respelling of French Montoir, a habitational name from a place called Montoir-de-Bretagne.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

Similar surnames: Mondor, Mentor, Moncur, Montone, Montoro, Latour, Monty, Montano

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Montour Family Origin

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Montour Family Occupations

What did your Montour ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Shoe Worker were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Montour. 18% of Montour men worked as a Laborer and 10% of Montour women worked as a Shoe Worker. Some less common occupations for Americans named Montour were Conductor and Book Mender

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Clerk
  • Conductor

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Shoe Worker
  • Assistant
  • Beauty Operator
  • Book Mender

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Montour Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Montour. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Montour census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 486 immigration records available for the last name Montour. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 683 military records available for the last name Montour. For the veterans among your Montour ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Montour Life Expectancy

What is the average Montour lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Montour life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Montour in 1942 was 35, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Montour

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Montour ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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