Minks Family History

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Minks Name Meaning

Altered form of Polish and Jewish Minkus.

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

Similar surnames: Minkus, Pinks, Minko, Milko, Mink, Binks, Mines, Mick, Minot, Fink

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Minks Family Origin

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Minks Family Occupations

What did your Minks ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Labourer was the top reported job for people in the CA named Minks.

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Labourer

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

Minks Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Minks. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Minks 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 495 immigration records available for the last name Minks. 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 Minks. For the veterans among your Minks ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Minks Life Expectancy

What is the average Minks lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Minks life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Minks in 1950 was 52, and 69 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Minks 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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