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Minette Name Meaning

French: from Minet, a pet form of a personal name such as Dominique, Jacquemine or Guillemine. Also a pet nickname from Old French minet ‘very small’. The -ette ending is a standard variation in North American French of -et; it does not necessarily indicate derivation from a feminine personal name.

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


Similar surnames: Minett, Monette, Milette, Binette, Manetta, Mette, Minetti, Pinette

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Minette Family Origin

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Minette Family Occupations

What did your Minette ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Minette family was Journalier. Cultivateur, Charretier and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Minette. The most common Minette occupation in Canada was Cultivateur. 31% of Minette's were Cultivateurs.

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  • Cultivateur

    31%
  • Charretier

    15%
  • Farmer

    15%
  • Journalier

    15%

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

Minette Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Minette. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Minette 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Minette. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Minette. For the veterans among your Minette ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Minette Life Expectancy

What is the average Minette lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Minette life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1989, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Minette in 1958 was 82, and 88 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Minette

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Minette 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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