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Minish Name Meaning

Irish: variant of McNeese .

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


Similar surnames: Mcnish, Nish, Mcneish, Minnis, Minix, Minch, Minier, Mings, Irish

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Where is the Minish family from?

You can see how Minish families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Minish family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Minish families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there was 1 Minish family living in Gloucestershire. This was about 33% of all the recorded Minish's in United Kingdom. Gloucestershire and 2 other counties had the highest population of Minish families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Minish surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Minish ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Seamstress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Minish. 39% of Minish men worked as a Farmer and 17% of Minish women worked as a Seamstress. Some less common occupations for Americans named Minish were Carpenter and Laborer. .

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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
    39%
  • Laborer
    21%
  • Laberor
    5%
  • Carpenter
    5%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Seamstress
    17%
  • Machine Operator
    12%
  • Waitress
    9%
  • Laborer
    9%
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Minish. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Minish 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 159 immigration records available for the last name Minish. 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 460 military records available for the last name Minish. For the veterans among your Minish ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Minish lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Minish life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1981. The average life expectancy for Minish in 1940 was 33, and 78 in 2004.

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