Montez Family History

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Montez Name Meaning

Portuguese (Montez, also Montês): topographic name for a mountain dweller, from montês ‘of the mountain’. Spanish: from a variant of the adjective montés, having the same meaning as 1.

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

Similar surnames: Monte, Montes, Montel, Montet, Monty, Monts, Montero, Montz, Monto

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Montez Family Origin

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Montez Family Occupations

What did your Montez ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Montez family was Farmer. Laborer, Keeping House and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Montez. The most common Montez occupation in the USA was Laborer. 30% of Montez's were Laborers.

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  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Carpenter

  • Farmer


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

Montez Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Montez. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Montez 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 Montez. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Montez. For the veterans among your Montez ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Montez Life Expectancy

What is the average Montez lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Montez life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Montez in 1946 was 37, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Montez

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Montez 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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