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Monkman Name Meaning

English (Yorkshire): occupational name for a servant in a monastery from Middle English monk monek ‘monk’ + man ‘man’.

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

Similar surnames: Workman, Markman, Cockman, Mossman, Oakman, Mehlman, Monahan, Moman

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Where is the Monkman family from?

You can see how Monkman families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Monkman family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Monkman families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1911 there were 114 Monkman families living in Manitoba. This was about 50% of all the recorded Monkman's in Canada. Manitoba had the highest population of Monkman families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Monkman surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Monkman ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Student were the top reported jobs for men and women in the Canada named Monkman. 49% of Monkman men worked as a Farmer and 20% of Monkman women worked as a Student. Some less common occupations for Americans named Monkman were Farmers Son and Nurse. .

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

Top Male Occupations In 1921

  • Farmer
  • Labourer
  • Laborer
  • Farmers Son

Top Female Occupations In 1921

  • Student
  • Saleslady
  • Income
  • Nurse
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Census Records

There are 15,000 census records available for the last name Monkman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Monkman census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Monkman. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 793 military records available for the last name Monkman. For the veterans among your Monkman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Monkman lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Monkman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Monkman in 1963 was 78, and 94 in 2004.

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