Minor Family History

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Minor Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Miner. German: nickname, meaning ‘small(er)’, from Latin minor ‘less’, ‘smaller’. French: nickname meaning ‘younger’, from the same word as in 2.

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

Similar surnames: Menor, Milnor, Miner, Manor, Mino, Hiner, Mainor, Viner, Mentor

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Minor Family Origin

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Minor Family Occupations

What did your Minor ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Minor. 46% of Minor men worked as a General Labourer and 89% of Minor women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Minor were Mental Patient and Housewife

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
  • Farm Labourer
  • Solicitor
  • Mental Patient

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Housekeeper
  • Incapacitated
  • Housewife

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

Minor Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 111,000 census records available for the last name Minor. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Minor 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 6,000 immigration records available for the last name Minor. 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 31,000 military records available for the last name Minor. For the veterans among your Minor ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Minor Life Expectancy

What is the average Minor lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Minor life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Minor in 1941 was 34, and 73 in 2004.

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