Mountjoy Family History

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Mountjoy Name Meaning

English (of Norman origin): habitational name from Montjoie in La Manche, France, named with Old French mont ‘hill’, ‘mountain’ (see Mont) + joie ‘joy’.

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


Similar surnames: Montjoy, Monty, Mount, Mounsey, Mountain, Courtney, Mondor, Munsey

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Mountjoy Family Origin

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Mountjoy Family Occupations

What did your Mountjoy ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Mountjoy. 74% of Mountjoy men worked as a Farmer

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
    74%
  • Farmers Son
    14%
  • Labourer
    14%

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Stenographer
    100%

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

Mountjoy Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 12,000 census records available for the last name Mountjoy. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mountjoy 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 738 immigration records available for the last name Mountjoy. 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 Mountjoy. For the veterans among your Mountjoy ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Mountjoy Life Expectancy

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Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Mountjoy life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Mountjoy in 1959 was 56, and 84 in 2004.

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