Minchin Family History

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Minchin Name Meaning

English: nickname from Old English mynecen ‘nun’ (a derivative of munuc ‘monk’). French: from a diminutive of Picard minche, a dialect form of French mince ‘slender’, ‘thin’. Bulgarian: from a pet form of the female personal name Dimitra, from Greek Demetrios (see Demetriou).

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

Similar surnames: Michon, Minchew, Michie, Machin, Kinchen, Mindlin, Minkin, Mich

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Minchin Family Origin

Where is the Minchin family from?

Minchin Family Occupations

What did your Minchin ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Agricultural Labourer, Labourer and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Minchin. The most common Minchin occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 11% of Minchin's were Agricultural Labourers. A less common occupation for the Minchin family was Annuitant.

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  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Labourer

  • Farmer

  • Annuitant


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

Minchin Historical Records

What Minchin family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 19,000 census records available for the last name Minchin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Minchin 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Minchin. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, 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 Minchin. For the veterans among your Minchin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Minchin Life Expectancy

What is the average Minchin lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Minchin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2002, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Minchin in 1953 was 45, and 92 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Minchin

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Minchin 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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