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Minick Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Slovak Czech or Polish Minich 1 ‘monk’ or of Polish Minich Americanized form of Polish Minik Slovak and Czech Miník: possibly a short form of the personal name Dominik (see Dominick ) or a nickname from Middle High German münich ‘monk’ (see Minnich 1 compare Minich ). Possibly also an Americanized form of Ukrainian Mynik or Minyk: unexplained. Jewish (American): shortened and altered form of some surname from Eastern Europe ending in -minik/-menik or starting with Minik-/Menik-. Americanized form of Jewish (from Lithuania) Minik: habitational name from the village of Minki. Americanized form of Croatian Minić (see Minich ).

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


Similar surnames: Mirick, Milich, Malick, Mitnick, Dimick, Honick, Mink, Minnick

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Where is the Minick family from?

You can see how Minick families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Minick family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Minick families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 18 Minick families living in Ohio. This was about 29% of all the recorded Minick's in USA. Ohio had the highest population of Minick families in 1840.
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What did your Minick ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Minick. 24% of Minick men worked as a Laborer and 10% of Minick women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Minick were Truck Driver and Seamstress. .

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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

  • Laborer
    24%
  • Farmer
    23%
  • Miner
    6%
  • Truck Driver
    5%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Teacher
    10%
  • Clerk
    10%
  • Housewife
    10%
  • Seamstress
    8%
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Passenger Lists

There are 538 immigration records available for the last name Minick. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Minick. For the veterans among your Minick ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Minick lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Minick life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Minick in 1947 was 32, and 78 in 2004.

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