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Minett Family History

Minett Name Meaning
nickname from Old French mignot ‘dainty’, ‘pleasing’.from Minnota, a pet form of the female personal name Minna. This was originally a Germanic personal name from Old High German minna ‘love’, but later it was also used as a short form of Willemina, a feminine version of William.

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

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15,754 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
897 Military Records
984 Immigration Records
13,244 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Minett Families

  • Number of Minett families
     9 - 16
     4 - 8
     1 - 3
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Minett families
     78 - 153
     27 - 77
     1 - 26
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Minett last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Minett Family Origin

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Minett Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Minett

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Minett Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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