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Monroe Name Meaning

Scottish: according to tradition, this is a rare example of a Gaelic surname of topographic origin, the first element of which is probably Gaelic mun, a mutated form of bun ‘foot’, or British minit ‘hill’. In Ireland this name has sometimes been used as an equivalent of O’Mellan (see Mellon) and Milroy 2.

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

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Monroe Family Origin

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Monroe Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    35%
  • Labourer

    6%
  • Carpenter

    5%
  • Student

    5%

In 1881, the most common Monroe occupation in Canada was Farmer. 35% of Monroe's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Monroe family was Student. Farmer, Labourer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Monroe.

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