Minkin Family History

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Minkin Name Meaning

Jewish (from Belarus): from the Yiddish personal name Minke, a pet form of Mine (see Mindel).

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


Similar surnames: Mirkin, Miskin, Dinkin, Mankin, Mindlin, Meskin, Sonkin, Witkin

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Minkin Family Origin

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Minkin Family Occupations

What did your Minkin ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, clerk Mc S. and Farm Hand were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Minkin. A less common occupation for the Minkin family was Farmer. The most common Minkin occupation in the USA was Clerk Mc S.. 33% of Minkin's were Clerk Mc S.s.

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  • Clerk Mc S.

    33%
  • Farm Hand

    33%
  • Farmer

    33%

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

Minkin Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Minkin Life Expectancy

What is the average Minkin lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Minkin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1974. The average life expectancy for Minkin in 1958 was 37, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Minkin

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Minkin 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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