History of your Surname
Get access to Minson family records.Start a free trial

Minson Family History

Minson Name Meaning

English: unexplained. Dutch (Minsen) patronymic from the Germanic personal name Me(g)inzo.

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


Similar surnames: Manson, Kinson, Monson, Winson, Hanson, Munson, Linson, Tinson

Search for a relative to learn more about your family history.

Hint: Try searching for a relative alive in 1940.

Black & white image of a young woman scientist

Where is the Minson family from?

You can see how Minson families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Minson family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Minson families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 9 Minson families living in Ontario. This was about 60% of all the recorded Minson's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Minson families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Minson surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Minson ancestors do for a living?

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

View Census data for Minson | Data not to scale

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

Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Labourer
    100%
Black & white image of two construction labourers

What Minson family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 9,000 census records available for the last name Minson. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Minson census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search Canadian census records for Minson

Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Minson. 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.

View all Minson immigration records

Draft Cards

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Minson. For the veterans among your Minson ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

View all Minson military records

You've only scratched the surface of Minson family history.

Discover More

What is the average Minson lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Minson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Minson in 1959 was 49, and 57 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Minson

Discover the unique achievements of ancestors in the Minson family tree

Explore Your Tree
Search for another surname
Start a 14-Day Free Trial