Mount Family History

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Mount Name Meaning

English: topographic name for someone who lived on or near a hill, Middle English mount (from Old English munt, reinforced by Old French mont). Scottish: probably a habitational name from places so called in Peeblesshire, Fife, and Lanarkshire.

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

Similar surnames: Mont, Munt, Pont, Monty, Court, Mort, Blunt, Yount, Lunt, Mounts

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Mount Family Origin

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Mount Family Occupations

What did your Mount ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Mount. 43% of Mount men worked as a Farmer and 38% of Mount women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Mount were Carpenter and Housewife

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Machinist
  • Carpenter

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Stenographer
  • Clerk
  • Housewife

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

Mount Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 85,000 census records available for the last name Mount. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mount 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 6,000 immigration records available for the last name Mount. 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 21,000 military records available for the last name Mount. For the veterans among your Mount ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Mount Life Expectancy

What is the average Mount lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Mount life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Mount in 1945 was 39, and 76 in 2004.

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