Minns Name Meaning

English (chiefly Norfolk): metronymic from a medieval female personal name, Minna (see Minett).

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


Similar surnames: Mines, Binns, Minas, Dinn, Hines, Finn, Winans, Minus, Manos, Milos

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Minns Family Origin

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Minns Family Occupations

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In 1880, the most common Minns occupation in the USA was Farmer. 41% of Minns's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Coal Miner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Minns. A less common occupation for the Minns family was Engineer.

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  • Farmer

    41%
  • Laborer

    19%
  • Coal Miner

    6%
  • Engineer

    3%

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Minns Historical Records

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Minns Life Expectancy

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Between 1962 and 2004, Minns life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1967, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Minns in 1962 was 83, and 69 in 2004.

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