Minns Family History

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Minns Name Meaning

English (chiefly Norfolk): metronymic from a medieval female personal name, Minna (see Minett).

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


Similar surnames: Mines, Binns, Minas, Dinn, Hines, Finn, Winans, Minus, Manos, Milos

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Minns Family Origin

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Minns Family Occupations

What did your Minns ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Agricultural Labourer, Farmer and Licensed Victualler were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Minns. The most common Minns occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 6% of Minns's were Agricultural Labourers. A less common occupation for the Minns family was Carpenter.

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    6%
  • Farmer

    3%
  • Licensed Victualler

    2%
  • Carpenter

    2%

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

Minns Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Minns. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Minns 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Minns. 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 Minns. For the veterans among your Minns ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Minns Life Expectancy

What is the average Minns lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Minns life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1967, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Minns in 1962 was 83, and 69 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Minns

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Minns 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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