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Minor Family History

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

860,324 Historical Documents and Family Trees with Minor on Ancestry.com
141,580 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
30,343 Military Records
5,504 Immigration Records
107,306 Census and Voter Lists
575,591 Member Family Trees

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Name Distribution of Minor Families

  • Number of Minor families
     177 - 351
     60 - 176
     1 - 59
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Minor families
     16 - 30
     6 - 15
     1 - 5
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Minor families
     3 - 3
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Minor census records

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Minor Family Origin

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The information for this chart came from the U.S. Immigration Collection at Ancestry.com. You can find out where the majority of the Minor families were living before they immigrated to the U.S and learn where to focus your search for foreign records.

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival, and destination.

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Minor Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Minor families immigrated to the United States. You can focus your search to immigration records dating from that era.

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival and destination.

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Average Life Expectancy for Minor

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family.

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Minor Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Minor census records

Census records can offer a lot of little known facts about your Minor ancestors, such as occupation.

Occupation can tell you about your ancestors' social status and economic status.

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Minor Civil War Service Records

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You can find out if your ancestors came primarily from the North of the South.

Military records can tell you an ancestor's birthplace, occupation, and even physical description.

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