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Minga Name Meaning

Eastern German: from a Slavic pet form of the Germanic personal name Meinhardt. Greek (Mingas): nickname among Greeks of Aromanian origin, from Aromanian mincu, mingu ‘small child’.

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


Similar surnames: Minge, Ming, Mina, Mega, Mingo, Rings, Monge, Minot, Milia, Mangas

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Where is the Minga family from?

You can see how Minga families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Minga family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Minga families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 5 Minga families living in North Carolina. This was about 63% of all the recorded Minga's in the USA. North Carolina had the highest population of Minga families in 1840.
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What did your Minga ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Laborer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Minga. 47% of Minga men worked as a Farmer and 60% of Minga women worked as a Laborer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Minga were Oysterman and Farmer.

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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
    47%
  • Laborer
    27%
  • Helper
    7%
  • Oysterman
    7%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    60%
  • Farmer
    40%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Minga. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Minga 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 196 immigration records available for the last name Minga. 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 435 military records available for the last name Minga. For the veterans among your Minga ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Minga lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Minga life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1973, and highest in 1981. The average life expectancy for Minga in 1962 was 69, and 64 in 2004.

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