Minturn Family History

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Minturn Name Meaning

Probably an altered form of the English habitational name Mintern(e), from Minterne in Dorsetshire, named in Old English as the ‘mint house’, from minte ‘mint’ (the herb) + ærn ‘building’, ‘dwelling’.

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

Similar surnames: Winburn, Minton, Milburn, Minter, Winter, Milton, Pinter, Wilburn

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Minturn Family Origin

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Minturn Family Occupations

What did your Minturn ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Minturn occupation in the USA was Farmer. 22% of Minturn's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Minturn. A less common occupation for the Minturn family was Laborer.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Carpenter

  • Laborer


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

Minturn Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Minturn. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Minturn 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 669 immigration records available for the last name Minturn. 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 662 military records available for the last name Minturn. For the veterans among your Minturn ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Minturn Life Expectancy

What is the average Minturn lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Minturn life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Minturn in 1955 was 49, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Minturn

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Minturn 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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