Minns Name Meaning

English (chiefly Norfolk): metronymic from a medieval female personal name, Minna (see Minett).

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


Similar surnames: Mines, Binns, Minas, Dinn, Hines, Finn, Winans, Minus, Manos, Milos

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Minns Family Origin

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Minns Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    38%
  • Harness Maker

    13%
  • Tailoress

    13%
  • Butcher

    6%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Minns family was Butcher. Farmer, Harness Maker and Tailoress were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Minns. The most common Minns occupation in Canada was Farmer. 38% of Minns's were Farmers.

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Minns Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1962 and 2004, Minns life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1967, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Minns in 1962 was 83, and 69 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Minns

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