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Munn Name Meaning

Scottish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Gille Mhunna (see McMunn). English: nickname from Anglo-Norman French moun ‘monk’ (see Monk).

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

Similar surnames: Gunn, Dunn, Moon, Munk, Mann, Hunn, Ginn, Finn, Muni, Mun

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Where is the Munn family from?

You can see how Munn families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Munn family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Munn families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 327 Munn families living in London. This was about 20% of all the recorded Munn's in the UK. London had the highest population of Munn families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Munn surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Munn ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Munn. 11% of Munn men worked as a General Labourer and 71% of Munn women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Munn were Retired and Private Means.

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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.

Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
  • Gardener
  • Builders Labourer
  • Retired

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Unpaid Domestic
  • Domestic Duties
  • Private Means
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What Munn family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 103,000 census records available for the last name Munn. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Munn 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 14,000 immigration records available for the last name Munn. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 14,000 military records available for the last name Munn. For the veterans among your Munn ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Munn lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Munn life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Munn in 1941 was 39, and 73 in 2004.

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