Miner Family History
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Miner Name Meaning
English: occupational name for someone who built mines, either for the excavation of coal and other minerals, or as a technique in the medieval art of siege warfare. The word represents an agent derivative of Middle English, Old French mine ‘mine’ (a word of Celtic origin, cognate with Gaelic mein ‘ore’, ‘mine’).
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Minter, Hiner, Finer, Mincer, Milner, Viner, Lier, Twiner, Minor