Minker Family History

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Minker Name Meaning

Jewish (from Lithuania): habitational name for someone from a place called Minkiai in Lithuania.

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


Similar surnames: Manker, Minke, Mander, Mincer, Kinker, Kinder, Minkel, Miner, Hinger

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Minker Family Origin

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Minker Family Occupations

What did your Minker ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Minker occupation in the USA was Works In Roll Mill. 22% of Minker's were Works In Roll Mills. Works In Roll Mill, Farmer and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Minker. A less common occupation for the Minker family was Keeping House.

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  • Works In Roll Mill

    22%
  • Farmer

    15%
  • Laborer

    15%
  • Keeping House

    7%

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

Minker Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Minker Life Expectancy

What is the average Minker lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Minker life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2004, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Minker in 1962 was 70, and 49 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Minker

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Minker 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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