Minerva Family History

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Minerva Name Meaning

Italian: from the female personal name Minerva, from the name of the Roman goddess of wisdom, corresponding to Greek Athena.

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

Similar surnames: Minella, Mirra, Mina, Minett, Minga, Minetti, Maneri, Minardi, Manera

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Minerva Family Origin

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Minerva Family Occupations

What did your Minerva ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Operator were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Minerva. 14% of Minerva men worked as a Laborer and 12% of Minerva women worked as an Operator. Some less common occupations for Americans named Minerva were Clerk and Elementary Teacher

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Truck Driver
  • Chauffer
  • Clerk

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Operator
  • Maid
  • Dress Maker
  • Elementary Teacher

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

Minerva Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Minerva. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Minerva 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 632 immigration records available for the last name Minerva. 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 435 military records available for the last name Minerva. For the veterans among your Minerva ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Minerva Life Expectancy

What is the average Minerva lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Minerva life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 1975. The average life expectancy for Minerva in 1949 was 33, and 86 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Minerva

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Minerva 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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