Minkin Family History

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Minkin Name Meaning

Jewish (from Belarus): from the Yiddish personal name Minke, a pet form of Mine (see Mindel).

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


Similar surnames: Mirkin, Miskin, Dinkin, Mankin, Mindlin, Meskin, Sonkin, Witkin

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Minkin Family Origin

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Minkin Family Occupations

What did your Minkin ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Minkin. 25% of Minkin men worked as a Salesman and 30% of Minkin women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Minkin were Laborer and Floor Girl

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Salesman
    25%
  • Proprietor
    16%
  • Manager
    16%
  • Laborer
    13%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
    30%
  • Saleslady
    25%
  • Clerk
    15%
  • Floor Girl
    10%

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

Minkin Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Minkin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Minkin 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 900 immigration records available for the last name Minkin. 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 381 military records available for the last name Minkin. For the veterans among your Minkin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Minkin Life Expectancy

What is the average Minkin lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Minkin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1974. The average life expectancy for Minkin in 1958 was 37, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Minkin

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Minkin 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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