Mink Family History

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Mink Name Meaning

Czech: from a reduced form of the personal name Dominik (see Domingo). North German and Dutch: from a pet form of the personal name Mein. Dutch: nickname from Middle Dutch menke, minke ‘physical defect’, ‘infirmity’, ‘mutilation’. German: variant of Minke 2.

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


Similar surnames: Munk, Mick, Min, Monk, Hink, Minck, Milk, Menk, Link, Rink

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Mink Family Origin

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Mink Family Occupations

What did your Mink ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Dressmaker were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Mink. 22% of Mink men worked as a Farmer and 34% of Mink women worked as a Dressmaker. Some less common occupations for Americans named Mink were Finisher and Wife

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
    22%
  • Carpenter
    15%
  • Baseball
    8%
  • Finisher
    8%

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Dressmaker
    34%
  • Piano Work
    34%
  • Wife
    34%

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

Mink Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 24,000 census records available for the last name Mink. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mink 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Mink. 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 6,000 military records available for the last name Mink. For the veterans among your Mink ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Mink Life Expectancy

What is the average Mink lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Mink life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Mink in 1945 was 32, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mink

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mink 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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