Minshall Family History

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Minshall Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a pair of villages in Cheshire, on either side of the Weaver river, recorded in Domesday Book as Maneshale, from the genitive case of the Old English personal name Mann + Old English scylf ‘shelf’, ‘ledge’.

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

Similar surnames: Rishell, Marshall, Dinsdale, Bonsall, Tindall, Mansell, Birchall

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Minshall Family Origin

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Minshall Family Occupations

What did your Minshall ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Farmer, Labourer and Agricultural Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Minshall. The most common Minshall occupation in the UK was Farmer. 8% of Minshall's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Minshall family was Coal Miner.

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  • Farmer

  • Labourer

  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Coal Miner


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

Minshall Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 14,000 census records available for the last name Minshall. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Minshall 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Minshall. 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 Minshall. For the veterans among your Minshall ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Minshall Life Expectancy

What is the average Minshall lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Minshall life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1965. The average life expectancy for Minshall in 1944 was 27, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Minshall

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Minshall 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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