Monks Name Meaning

English and Dutch: patronymic from Monk 1 and 2, or an occupational name for a servant in a monastery or a monk’s servant.

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


Similar surnames: Monk, Tonks, Moncus, Moors, Hons, Mock, Muns, Montes, Vonk, Pinks

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Monks Family Origin

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Monks Family Occupations

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  • Farm Labourer

    25%
  • Farmer

    25%
  • Farmer Son

    25%
  • Labourer

    25%

In 1881, Farm Labourer, Farmer and Farmer Son were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Monks. The most common Monks occupation in Canada was Farm Labourer. 25% of Monks's were Farm Labourers. A less common occupation for the Monks family was Labourer.

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Monks Historical Records

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Monks Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1954 and 2004, Monks life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Monks in 1954 was 32, and 76 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Monks

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