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Minnella Name Meaning

Italian (southern): from a derivative of the Calabrian and Sicilian dialect word minna ‘breast’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Mennella, Minella, Manella, Cannella, Mainella, Mannella, Pennella

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Where is the Minnella family from?

You can see how Minnella families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Minnella family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1880 and 1920. The most Minnella families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there was 1 Minnella family living in California. This was 100% of all the recorded Minnella's in USA. California had the highest population of Minnella families in 1880.
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What did your Minnella ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Saleslady were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Minnella. 40% of Minnella men worked as a Salesman and 100% of Minnella women worked as a Saleslady. .

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

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Salesman
  • Laborer
  • Truck Driver

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Saleslady
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Census Records

There are 376 census records available for the last name Minnella. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Minnella census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 216 immigration records available for the last name Minnella. 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 Cards

There are 140 military records available for the last name Minnella. For the veterans among your Minnella ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Minnella lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Minnella life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1986, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Minnella in 1963 was 79, and 89 in 2004.

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