Minden Family History

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Minden Name Meaning

German: habitational name from any of various places so named, for example in Westphalia.

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

Similar surnames: Menden, Winden, Munden, Linden, Zindel, Marden, Lingen, Linde, Mander

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Minden Family Origin

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Minden Family Occupations

What did your Minden ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Agent For Metal chemical and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Minden. 5% of Minden men worked as an Agent For Metal chemical and 40% of Minden women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Minden were Chef and Domestic Duties Paid

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Agent For Metal chemical
  • Agricultural Trainee
  • Banker
  • Chef

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Children Nurse
  • Clerk Aircraft mechanical instrument
  • Domestic Duties Paid

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

Minden Historical Records

What Minden family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Minden. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Minden 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Minden. 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 9,000 military records available for the last name Minden. For the veterans among your Minden ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Minden Life Expectancy

What is the average Minden lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Minden life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1971, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Minden in 1955 was 51, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Minden

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Minden 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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