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Mindlin Name Meaning

Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): metronymic from the Yiddish personal name Mindle a pet form of Mine (see Mindel ). It is formed with the Slavic possessive suffix -in.

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


Similar surnames: Minkin, Merlin, Modlin, Wittlin, Minchin, Hindin, Maudlin, Millin

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Where is the Mindlin family from?

You can see how Mindlin families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Mindlin family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Scotland between 1871 and 1920. The most Mindlin families were found in USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 21 Mindlin families living in New York. This was about 48% of all the recorded Mindlin's in USA. New York had the highest population of Mindlin families in 1920.
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What did your Mindlin ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Proprietor and Saleslady were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Mindlin. 30% of Mindlin men worked as a Proprietor and 40% of Mindlin women worked as a Saleslady. Some less common occupations for Americans named Mindlin were Presser and Saleswoman. .

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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

  • Proprietor
    30%
  • Salesman
    15%
  • Clerk
    12%
  • Presser
    8%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Saleslady
    40%
  • Clerk
    40%
  • Saleswoman
    20%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Mindlin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mindlin 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 Mindlin. 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 308 military records available for the last name Mindlin. For the veterans among your Mindlin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Mindlin lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Mindlin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Mindlin in 1951 was 46, and 90 in 2004.

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