Mineau Family History

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Mineau Name Meaning

French: diminutive of mine, a measurement of capacity equal to about 12 ounces (a short form of hémine), hence possibly a nickname for a small person or a metonymic occupational name for an official who checked weights.

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

Similar surnames: Pineau, Minett, Minga, Miner, Minhas, Morneau, Vieau, Mongeau, Mina

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Mineau Family Origin

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Mineau Family Occupations

What did your Mineau ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Mineau occupation in the USA was Works In Saw Mill. 67% of Mineau's were Works In Saw Mills. Works In Saw Mill and Laborer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Mineau.

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  • Works In Saw Mill

  • Laborer


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Mineau ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Mineau Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Mineau. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mineau 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 183 immigration records available for the last name Mineau. 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 379 military records available for the last name Mineau. For the veterans among your Mineau ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Mineau Life Expectancy

What is the average Mineau lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2003, in the United States, Mineau life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Mineau in 1961 was 42, and 65 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mineau

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mineau 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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