Mings Family History

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Mings Name Meaning

Scottish: variant of Mingus.

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

Similar surnames: Minges, Mingus, Rings, Kings, Minge, Manes, Mones, Pinks, Finks

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Mings Family Origin

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Mings Family Occupations

What did your Mings ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Mings family was Electrotyper. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mings. The most common Mings occupation in the USA was Farmer. 55% of Mings's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Carpenter

  • Electrotyper


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

Mings Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Mings. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mings 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 290 immigration records available for the last name Mings. 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 Mings. For the veterans among your Mings ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Mings Life Expectancy

What is the average Mings lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Mings life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Mings in 1960 was 43, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mings

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mings 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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