Minke Name Meaning

Dutch: variant of Mink 2 and 3. German: habitational name from any of several places called Minken in Brandenburg and Silesia.

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


Similar surnames: Mink, Minge, Rinke, Minker, Menke, Linke, Hinke, Micke, Winke, Finke

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Minke Family Origin

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Minke Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    24%
  • Cooper

    10%
  • Laborer

    10%
  • Keeping House

    7%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Minke family was Keeping House. The most common Minke occupation in the USA was Farmer. 24% of Minke's were Farmers. Farmer, Cooper and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Minke.

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Minke Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1948 and 2004, Minke life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Minke in 1948 was 52, and 83 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Minke

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