Minturn Family History

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Minturn Name Meaning

Probably an altered form of the English habitational name Mintern(e), from Minterne in Dorsetshire, named in Old English as the ‘mint house’, from minte ‘mint’ (the herb) + ærn ‘building’, ‘dwelling’.

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


Similar surnames: Winburn, Minton, Milburn, Minter, Winter, Milton, Pinter, Wilburn

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Minturn Family Origin

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Minturn Family Occupations

What did your Minturn ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Beaker Assistant Paper Mill and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Minturn. 20% of Minturn men worked as a Beaker Assistant Paper Mill and 58% of Minturn women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Minturn were Pipe Layer jointer Heavy Worker and Trained Nurse (retired)

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Beaker Assistant Paper Mill
    20%
  • Fitters Labourer Hospital
    20%
  • General Carrier
    20%
  • Pipe Layer jointer Heavy Worker
    20%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    58%
  • Housewife
    15%
  • Shorthand Typist
    15%
  • Trained Nurse (retired)
    15%

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

Minturn Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Minturn. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Minturn 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 669 immigration records available for the last name Minturn. 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 662 military records available for the last name Minturn. For the veterans among your Minturn ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Minturn Life Expectancy

What is the average Minturn lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Minturn life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Minturn in 1955 was 49, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Minturn

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