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Minasian Name Meaning

Armenian: patronymic from the personal name Minas . This form of the surname is found mainly in the US and Iran.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Mikaelian, Magarian, Malkasian, Misiak, Ignasiak, Minassian, Minson

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Where is the Minasian family from?

You can see how Minasian families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Minasian family name was found in the USA, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Minasian families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 8 Minasian families living in Ontario. This was 100% of all the recorded Minasian's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Minasian families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Minasian surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Minasian ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Stitcher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Minasian. 25% of Minasian men worked as a Laborer and 37% of Minasian women worked as a Stitcher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Minasian were Barber and Sales Lady. .

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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.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
  • Proprietor
  • Clerk
  • Barber

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Stitcher
  • Stenographer
  • Seamstress
  • Sales Lady
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Minasian. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Minasian 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 767 immigration records available for the last name Minasian. 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 526 military records available for the last name Minasian. For the veterans among your Minasian ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Minasian lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Minasian life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Minasian in 1943 was 50, and 77 in 2004.

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