Minnich Family History

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Minnich Name Meaning

German: from Middle High German münich ‘monk’ (see Monk), probably denoting someone who worked for the monks in a local monastery. North German: from a pet form of a local form of the personal name Mein.

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

Similar surnames: Milich, Minnick, Mandich, Minich, Fenrich, Mich, Winnick, Kinnick

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Minnich Family Origin

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Minnich Family Occupations

What did your Minnich ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Minnich. 13% of Minnich men worked as a Laborer and 7% of Minnich women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Minnich were Clerk and Clerk

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Salesman
  • Clerk

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
  • Stenographer
  • Housekeeper
  • Clerk

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

Minnich Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 16,000 census records available for the last name Minnich. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Minnich 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 997 immigration records available for the last name Minnich. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Minnich. For the veterans among your Minnich ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Minnich Life Expectancy

What is the average Minnich lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Minnich life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Minnich in 1947 was 40, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Minnich

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Minnich 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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