Minett Family History

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Minett Name Meaning

nickname from Old French mignot ‘dainty’, ‘pleasing’. from Minnota, a pet form of the female personal name Minna. This was originally a Germanic personal name from Old High German minna ‘love’, but later it was also used as a short form of Willemina, a feminine version of William.

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


Similar surnames: Minette, Manetta, Minetti, Arnett, Midgett, Annett, Monette, Mcnutt

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Minett Family Origin

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Minett Family Occupations

What did your Minett ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Colliery Hewer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Minett. 16% of Minett men worked as a Colliery Hewer and 69% of Minett women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Minett were Builders Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duti

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Colliery Hewer
    16%
  • General Labourer
    13%
  • Dairy Farmer
    11%
  • Builders Labourer
    11%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    69%
  • Domestic Duties
    4%
  • Housewife
    4%
  • Unpaid Domestic Duti
    3%

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

Minett Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 14,000 census records available for the last name Minett. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Minett 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 Minett. 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 949 military records available for the last name Minett. For the veterans among your Minett ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Minett Life Expectancy

What is the average Minett lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2003, in the United States, Minett life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2002, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Minett in 1957 was 54, and 80 in 2003.

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