Montalto Family History

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Montalto Name Meaning

Italian: habitational name from any of various places called Montalto or Montaldo, especially Montalto Uffugo in Cosenza province. Portuguese: habitational name from a place named Montalto, from monte ‘hill’ + alto ‘high’ (Latin altus).

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


Similar surnames: Montalbo, Montalvo, Montano, Montecalvo, Montante, Montella, Montagna

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Montalto Family Origin

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Montalto Family Occupations

What did your Montalto ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Operator were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Montalto. 33% of Montalto men worked as a Laborer and 27% of Montalto women worked as an Operator. Some less common occupations for Americans named Montalto were New Worker and Finisher

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    33%
  • Barber
    12%
  • Clerk
    8%
  • New Worker
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Operator
    27%
  • Housewife
    18%
  • Seamstress
    14%
  • Finisher
    9%

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

Montalto Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Montalto. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Montalto 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Montalto. 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 Card

There are 750 military records available for the last name Montalto. For the veterans among your Montalto ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Montalto Life Expectancy

What is the average Montalto lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Montalto life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Montalto in 1958 was 60, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Montalto

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