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Mynes Name Meaning

English: possibly a variant of Minns. Perhaps an Americanized spelling of Dutch Mijnes, which can be a nickname or occupational name from Middle Dutch minne ‘beloved’, ‘sweetheart’, or a metronymic from a short form of a female personal name such as Jacqueminne or Willeminne. Compare Min 2. Possibly a variant spelling of Mines.

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


Similar surnames: Manes, Hynes, Mines, Muns, Mones, Montes, Jines, Aynes, Mewes, Maner

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Where is the Mynes family from?

You can see how Mynes families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Mynes family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Mynes families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 4 Mynes families living in Ontario. This was 100% of all the recorded Mynes's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Mynes families in 1911.
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What did your Mynes ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Mynes. 45% of Mynes men worked as a Farmer and 60% of Mynes women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Mynes were Truck Driver and Housekeeper.

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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

  • Farmer
    45%
  • Laborer
    19%
  • Blacksmith
    8%
  • Truck Driver
    8%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Maid
    60%
  • Housekeeper
    40%
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Mynes. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mynes 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 336 immigration records available for the last name Mynes. 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 334 military records available for the last name Mynes. For the veterans among your Mynes ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Mynes lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Mynes life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2004, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Mynes in 1963 was 66, and 30 in 2004.

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