Munshower Family History

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Munshower Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Monschauer, habitational name for someone from Monschau (near Aachen), which supposedly derives from French Montjoie.

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

Similar surnames: Munster, Mumpower, Rusher, Ulshafer, Unser, Muchow, Hower, Munsinger

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Munshower Family Origin

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Munshower Family Occupations

What did your Munshower ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Munshower occupation in the USA was Farmer. 22% of Munshower's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Boatman were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Munshower. A less common occupation for the Munshower family was Keeping House.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Boatman

  • Keeping House


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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Munshower ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Munshower Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Munshower. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Munshower 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 14 immigration records available for the last name Munshower. 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 485 military records available for the last name Munshower. For the veterans among your Munshower ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Munshower Life Expectancy

What is the average Munshower lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Munshower life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1986, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Munshower in 1962 was 81, and 85 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Munshower

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Munshower 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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