Minges Family History

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Minges Name Meaning

Altered spelling of Scottish Menzies, reflecting the traditional Scottish pronunciation of that name. German: variant of Menges 1 or 2.

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

Similar surnames: Manges, Minge, Menges, Mingus, Mines, Minger, Dinges, Ines, Mings

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Minges Family Origin

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Minges Family Occupations

What did your Minges ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Minges occupation in the USA was Farmer. 21% of Minges's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Minges. A less common occupation for the Minges family was Bag Cutter.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer

  • Bag Cutter


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

Minges Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Minges. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Minges 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 425 immigration records available for the last name Minges. 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 Minges. For the veterans among your Minges ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Minges Life Expectancy

What is the average Minges lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Minges life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Minges in 1955 was 35, and 84 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Minges

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Minges 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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