Munro Family History

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Munro Name Meaning

Scottish: variant of Monroe. In Ireland, Munroe has come to replace the surname Mulroy in some cases.

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

Similar surnames: Munroe, Monro, Mulroy, Mungo, Mundo, Murri, Murrow, Mango, Mulry, Mun

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Munro Family Origin

Where is the Munro family from?

Munro Family Occupations

What did your Munro ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Farmer, Fisherman and Going To School were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Munro. The most common Munro occupation in Canada was Farmer. 35% of Munro's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Munro family was School.

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  • Farmer

  • Fisherman

  • Going To School

  • School


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

Munro Historical Records

What Munro family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 281,000 census records available for the last name Munro. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Munro 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 51,000 immigration records available for the last name Munro. 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 25,000 military records available for the last name Munro. For the veterans among your Munro ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Munro Life Expectancy

What is the average Munro lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Munro life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Munro in 1948 was 25, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Munro

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Munro 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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