Minton Family History

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Minton Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place in Shropshire, so named from Welsh mynydd ‘hill’ + Old English tun ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’.

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


Similar surnames: Hinton, Milton, Linton, Mitton, Winton, Manton, Sinton, Minto, Kinton

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Minton Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Minton name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Minton. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales

    59%

  • Ireland & Scotland

    22%

  • Germanic Europe

    5%

  • Norway

    2%

  • France

    2%

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Minton Family Origin

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Minton Family Occupations

What did your Minton ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Minton family was Keeping House. Farmer, Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Minton. The most common Minton occupation in the USA was Farmer. 45% of Minton's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    45%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Farming

    7%
  • Keeping House

    5%

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

Minton Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 64,000 census records available for the last name Minton. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Minton 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 Minton. 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 12,000 military records available for the last name Minton. For the veterans among your Minton ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Minton Life Expectancy

What is the average Minton lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Minton life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Minton in 1947 was 55, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Minton

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Minton 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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