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Mincer Name Meaning

Jewish (from Poland): Polish-influenced variant of Mintzer ‘moneyer’. English: perhaps a metonymic occupational name for a butcher a cook or a warrior from a derivative of Middle English mince(n) ‘to mince to cut into small pieces’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Miner, Minter, Minser, Miller, Mander, Mencer, Mince, Finer, Melcer

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Where is the Mincer family from?

You can see how Mincer families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Mincer family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Mincer families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 4 Mincer families living in Staffordshire. This was about 44% of all the recorded Mincer's in United Kingdom. Staffordshire had the highest population of Mincer families in 1891.
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What did your Mincer ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Mincer. 100% of Mincer women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. .

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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.

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Mincer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mincer 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 318 immigration records available for the last name Mincer. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 526 military records available for the last name Mincer. For the veterans among your Mincer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Mincer lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Mincer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Mincer in 1945 was 42, and 69 in 2004.

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