Mink Name Meaning

Czech: from a reduced form of the personal name Dominik (see Domingo). North German and Dutch: from a pet form of the personal name Mein. Dutch: nickname from Middle Dutch menke, minke ‘physical defect’, ‘infirmity’, ‘mutilation’. German: variant of Minke 2.

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


Similar surnames: Munk, Mick, Min, Monk, Hink, Minck, Milk, Menk, Link, Rink

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Mink Family Origin

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Mink Family Occupations

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  • Bricklayer

    20%
  • Carpenter

    20%
  • Sugar House Labourer

    20%
  • Tailor

    20%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Mink family was Tailor. Bricklayer, Carpenter and Sugar House Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mink. The most common Mink occupation in the UK was Bricklayer. 20% of Mink's were Bricklayers.

Source: Census data for Mink | Data not to scale

Mink Historical Records

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Mink Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1945 and 2004, Mink life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Mink in 1945 was 32, and 75 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mink

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