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Mignot Family History

Mignot Name Meaning

French: nickname from Old French mignot ‘gracious affectionate kind courteous’. It is also found in the Channel Islands and in England (London) where it was borne by 17th-century Huguenots and by later immigrants from France. Compare the equivalent English surname Minett .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Minot, Mignon, Mino, Mignone, Miano, Minor, Minott, Magnon, Magno

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Where is the Mignot family from?

You can see how Mignot families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Mignot family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Mignot families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1840 there was 1 Mignot family living in South Carolina. This was 100% of all the recorded Mignot's in USA. South Carolina had the highest population of Mignot families in 1840.
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What did your Mignot ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Mignot. 28% of Mignot men worked as a Farmer and 100% of Mignot women worked as a Housekeeper. .

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

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Carpenter
  • Clerk

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housekeeper
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Mignot. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mignot census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Mignot. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 238 military records available for the last name Mignot. For the veterans among your Mignot ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Mignot lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Mignot life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2000, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Mignot in 1963 was 61, and 77 in 2004.

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