Minke Family History

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Minke Name Meaning

Dutch: variant of Mink 2 and 3. German: habitational name from any of several places called Minken in Brandenburg and Silesia.

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


Similar surnames: Mink, Minge, Rinke, Minker, Menke, Linke, Hinke, Micke, Winke, Finke

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Minke Family Origin

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Minke Family Occupations

What did your Minke ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Farmer, Going To School and Farmer Son were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Minke. The most common Minke occupation in Canada was Farmer. 50% of Minke's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Minke family was Farmer'S Son.

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Going To School

    25%
  • Farmer Son

    13%
  • Farmer'S Son

    13%

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

Minke Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Minke Life Expectancy

What is the average Minke lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Minke life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Minke in 1948 was 52, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Minke

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Minke 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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