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Mountjoy Name Meaning

English (of Norman origin): habitational name from Montjoie in La Manche, France, named with Old French mont ‘hill’, ‘mountain’ (see Mont) + joie ‘joy’.

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


Similar surnames: Montjoy, Monty, Mount, Mounsey, Mountain, Courtney, Mondor, Munsey

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Mountjoy Family Origin

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Mountjoy Family Occupations

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  • Police Constable

    6%
  • Collier

    4%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    3%
  • Farmer

    3%

In 1881, Police Constable, Collier and Agricultural Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mountjoy. The most common Mountjoy occupation in the UK was Police Constable. 6% of Mountjoy's were Police Constables. A less common occupation for the Mountjoy family was Farmer.

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Mountjoy Historical Records

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Mountjoy Life Expectancy

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