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Minella Name Meaning

Italian (southern): from a pet form of the female personal name Mina a short form of Guglielmina Giacomina etc.

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

Similar surnames: Minelli, Mainella, Manella, Rinella, Vanella, Masella, Mennella

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Where is the Minella family from?

You can see how Minella families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Minella family name was found in the USA between 1880 and 1920. The most Minella families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there was 1 Minella family living in Illinois. This was 100% of all the recorded Minella's in USA. Illinois had the highest population of Minella families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Minella surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Minella ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Packer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Minella. 43% of Minella men worked as a Laborer and 24% of Minella women worked as a Packer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Minella were Caretaker and Teacher. .

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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
  • Miner
  • Bartender
  • Caretaker

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Packer
  • Cashier
  • Seamstress
  • Teacher
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Minella. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Minella 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 481 immigration records available for the last name Minella. 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 277 military records available for the last name Minella. For the veterans among your Minella ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Minella lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Minella life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1969, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Minella in 1963 was 53, and 62 in 2004.

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