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Mino Name Meaning

Galiciam, Asturian-Leonese and Spanish (Miño): habitational name from any of several places in Galicia, Asturies, and Soria called Miño, which take their name from the Miño river on which they stand. Japanese (rare): variously written, usually with characters meaning ‘three fields’, though the actual meaning is ‘straw raincoat’.

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

Similar surnames: Pino, Hino, Mina, Mano, Min, Minto, Muno, Kano, Miano, Nino

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Where is the Mino family from?

You can see how Mino families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Mino family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Mino families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 9 Mino families living in Iowa. This was about 69% of all the recorded Mino's in the USA. Iowa had the highest population of Mino families in 1880.
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What did your Mino ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Mino. 24% of Mino men worked as a Laborer and 13% of Mino women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Mino were Salesman 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
  • New Worker
  • Farmer
  • Salesman

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Maid
  • Housewife
  • Operator
  • Seamstress
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Census Records

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Mino. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mino census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Mino. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Mino. For the veterans among your Mino ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Mino lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Mino life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1977. The average life expectancy for Mino in 1956 was 47, and 81 in 2004.

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