Mincer Family History

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Mincer Name Meaning

Jewish (from Poland): Polish spelling of the occupational surname Mintzer ‘moneyer’. English: unexplained. Perhaps a metonymic occupational name for a butcher, a cook, or a warrior, from a derivative of Middle English mince(n) ‘to mince’, ‘to cut into small pieces’.

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

Similar surnames: Miner, Minter, Minser, Miller, Mander, Mencer, Mince, Finer, Melcer

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Mincer Family Origin

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Mincer Family Occupations

What did your Mincer ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Butcher were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mincer. A less common occupation for the Mincer family was Carpenter. The most common Mincer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 32% of Mincer's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Butcher

  • Carpenter


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Mincer Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Mincer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mincer 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 318 immigration records available for the last name Mincer. 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 Card

There are 526 military records available for the last name Mincer. For the veterans among your Mincer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Mincer Life Expectancy

What is the average Mincer lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Mincer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Mincer in 1945 was 42, and 69 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mincer 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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