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Mt Family History

Mt Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.

Similar surnames: Ma, Mo, Mu, Ji, Lu, Yu, Ku, Li, Wu, Xu

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Where is the Mt family from?

You can see how Mt families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Mt family name was found in the USA, and Scotland between 1861 and 1920. The most Mt families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there was 1 Mt family living in Ohio. This was 100% of all the recorded Mt's in USA. Ohio had the highest population of Mt families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Mt surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Mt ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Road Construction Laborer was the top reported job for people in the USA named Mt. 100% of Mt men worked as a Road Construction Laborer. .

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

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Road Construction Laborer
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Census Records

There are 32,000 census records available for the last name Mt. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mt census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 243 immigration records available for the last name Mt. 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 Cards

There are 22,000 military records available for the last name Mt. For the veterans among your Mt ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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