Mingus Family History

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Mingus Name Meaning

Scottish: variant of Menzies, which is traditionally pronounced ‘mingiz’.

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

Similar surnames: Minges, Mings, Manges, Mangus, Wilgus, Minge, Minnis, Windus, Rinkus

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Mingus Family Origin

Where is the Mingus family from?

Mingus Family Occupations

What did your Mingus ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Farming and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mingus. A less common occupation for the Mingus family was Carpenter. The most common Mingus occupation in the USA was Farmer. 53% of Mingus's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Farming

  • Laborer

  • Carpenter


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

Mingus Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Mingus. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mingus 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 278 immigration records available for the last name Mingus. 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 Mingus. For the veterans among your Mingus ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Mingus Life Expectancy

What is the average Mingus lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Mingus life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Mingus in 1953 was 44, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mingus

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mingus 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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