Minger Family History

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Minger Name Meaning

from a Germanic personal name composed of the elements magin ‘strength’, ‘might’ + gar, ger ‘spear’. variant of Manger 1.

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


Similar surnames: Menger, Ringer, Winger, Wilger, Manger, Minge, Linger, Minges, Monger

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Minger Family Origin

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Minger Family Occupations

What did your Minger ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Minger occupation in the USA was Farmer. 39% of Minger's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Minger family was Keeping House. Farmer, Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Minger.

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  • Farmer

    39%
  • Laborer

    18%
  • Farming

    6%
  • Keeping House

    6%

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

Minger Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Minger. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Minger 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Minger. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Minger. For the veterans among your Minger ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Minger Life Expectancy

What is the average Minger lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Minger life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1966, and highest in 1973. The average life expectancy for Minger in 1962 was 62, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Minger

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Minger 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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