Munsey Family History

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Munsey Name Meaning

English (of Norman origin): habitational name from places called Monceaux, in Calvados and Orne, or Monchaux, in Nord and Seine-Maritime. These get their name from the plural form of Old French moncel ‘hillock’, Late Latin monticellum, a diminutive of mons. Compare Mont.

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

Similar surnames: Mounsey, Hussey, Massey, Manley, Munster, Murley, Munden, Manser

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Munsey Family Origin

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Munsey Family Occupations

What did your Munsey ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Munsey. 67% of Munsey men worked as a General Labourer and 75% of Munsey women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Munsey were Builders Labourer and House Wife

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
  • Builders Labourer

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Incapacitated
  • Housewife
  • House Wife

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

Munsey Historical Records

What Munsey family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 12,000 census records available for the last name Munsey. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Munsey 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 972 immigration records available for the last name Munsey. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Munsey. For the veterans among your Munsey ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Munsey Life Expectancy

What is the average Munsey lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Munsey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Munsey in 1949 was 43, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Munsey

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Munsey 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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