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Menor Name Meaning

Spanish, Portuguese and Catalan: distinguishing name for the younger of two bearers of the same first name, from menor ‘smaller’, ‘lesser’; ‘younger’ (Latin minor).

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


Similar surnames: Minor, Mayor, Melo, Mente, Muno, Meno, Mentor, Senor, Rehor, Zenon

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Where is the Menor family from?

You can see how Menor families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Menor family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Menor families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 21 Menor families living in Ontario. This was about 55% of all the recorded Menor's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Menor families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Menor surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Menor ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the CA named Menor. 60% of Menor men worked as a Farmer.

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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 1921

  • Farmer
    60%
  • Commis
    40%
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What Menor family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Menor. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Menor 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 882 immigration records available for the last name Menor. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 488 military records available for the last name Menor. For the veterans among your Menor ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Menor lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Menor life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1972. The average life expectancy for Menor in 1958 was 20, and 75 in 2004.

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