Minter Family History

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Minter Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a moneyer, Old English myntere, an agent derivative of mynet ‘coin’, from Late Latin moneta ‘money’, originally an epithet of the goddess Juno (meaning ‘counselor’, from monere ‘advise’), at whose temple in Rome the coins were struck. The English term was used at an early date to denote a workman who stamped the coins; later it came to denote the supervisors of the mint, who were wealthy and socially elevated members of the merchant class, and who were made responsible for the quality of the coinage by having their names placed on the coins.

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


Similar surnames: Miner, Pinter, Winter, Mincer, Mander, Mintzer, Munter, Minturn

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Minter Family Origin

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Minter Family Occupations

What did your Minter ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Book Keeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Minter. 24% of Minter men worked as a Farmer and 17% of Minter women worked as a Book Keeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Minter were Butcher and Manufacturer None

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
    24%
  • Laborer
    12%
  • Labourer
    12%
  • Butcher
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Book Keeper
    17%
  • Horloger
    17%
  • Housekeeper
    17%
  • Manufacturer None
    17%

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

Minter Historical Records

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Census Record

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Passenger List

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Draft Card

There are 10,000 military records available for the last name Minter. For the veterans among your Minter ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Minter Life Expectancy

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Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Minter life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Minter in 1942 was 35, and 76 in 2004.

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