Mina Family History

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Mina Name Meaning

Portuguese: ethnic name for someone from or who had been to the (Costa da) Mina in Africa. Spanish: habitational name from any of the numerous places named Mina, La Mina, from Spanish and Portuguese mina ‘mine’. Greek: variant of Minas. Muslim: from a personal name based on Arabic mina?h ‘gifts’, ‘favors’.

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


Similar surnames: Mira, Minas, Pina, Mona, Vina, Cina, Mena, Mino, Lina, Bina

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Mina Family Origin

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Mina Family Occupations

What did your Mina ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Mina. 42% of Mina men worked as a Farmer and 34% of Mina women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Mina were Cultivateur and Servant

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
    42%
  • Chef
    6%
  • Command Handle
    6%
  • Cultivateur
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Housewife
    34%
  • Sales Laber
    34%
  • Servant
    34%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Mina Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Mina. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mina 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Mina. 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 Card

There are 791 military records available for the last name Mina. For the veterans among your Mina ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Mina Life Expectancy

What is the average Mina lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Mina life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Mina in 1942 was 29, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mina

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mina 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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