Minto Family History

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Minto Name Meaning

Scottish: habitational name from a place near Denholm in the Borders, originally named with British minit (cognate with Welsh mynydd ‘hill’), with the later addition of Middle English ho(e) ‘ridge’, ‘hill’ after the original meaning of the first element had been forgotten.

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

Similar surnames: Minton, Milton, Mino, Mineo, Lintz, Musto, Vint, Ponto, Mente, Mirto

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Minto Family Origin

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Minto Family Occupations

What did your Minto ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Minto family was Clerk In Grocery. The most common Minto occupation in the USA was Farmer. 22% of Minto's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and City Marshall were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Minto.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • City Marshall

  • Clerk In Grocery


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

Minto Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 17,000 census records available for the last name Minto. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Minto 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Minto. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Minto. For the veterans among your Minto ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Minto Life Expectancy

What is the average Minto lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Minto life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Minto in 1961 was 54, and 70 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Minto 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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