Minkel Family History

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Minkel Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic): from the female personal name Minkl, a pet form of Mine (see Mindel).

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

Similar surnames: Mindel, Mikel, Finkel, Winkel, Minker, Mikes, Kunkel, Missel, Menzel

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Minkel Family Origin

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Minkel Family Occupations

What did your Minkel ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Minkel family was Keeping House. Farmer, Brass-Finisher and Gas Fitter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Minkel. The most common Minkel occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Minkel's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Brass-Finisher

  • Gas Fitter

  • Keeping House


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

Minkel Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Minkel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Minkel 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 277 immigration records available for the last name Minkel. 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 444 military records available for the last name Minkel. For the veterans among your Minkel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Minkel Life Expectancy

What is the average Minkel lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Minkel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Minkel in 1958 was 48, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Minkel

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Minkel 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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