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Muntean Name Meaning

Romanian: topographic and ethnic name from muntean ‘mountain dweller’ from munte ‘mountain’ (from Latin mons montis) + the locative suffix -an as an ethnic name denoting someone from Muntenia ‘the mountain region’ the area of Romania situated between the Danube and the south and eastern Carpathians known also as Wallachia; it is equivalent with the Romanian ethnic name valah ‘Wallachian’.

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

Similar surnames: Montano, Putman, Montet, Hultman, Munden, Montes, Munter, Mente

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Where is the Muntean family from?

You can see how Muntean families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Muntean family name was found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 25 Muntean families living in Ohio. This was about 42% of all the recorded Muntean's in USA. Ohio had the highest population of Muntean families in 1920.
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What did your Muntean ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Seamstress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Muntean. 40% of Muntean men worked as a Laborer and 50% of Muntean women worked as a Seamstress. Some less common occupations for Americans named Muntean were New Worker and Typist. .

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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

  • Laborer
  • Labor
  • Janitor
  • New Worker

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Seamstress
  • Typist
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Muntean. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Muntean 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Muntean. 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 659 military records available for the last name Muntean. For the veterans among your Muntean ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Muntean lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Muntean life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Muntean in 1944 was 24, and 84 in 2004.

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