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Minks Early Origins



The surname Minks was first found in Bedfordshire (Old English: Bedanfordscir), located in Southeast-central England, formerly part of the Anglo-Saxon kingdom of Mercia, where they held a family seat as Lords of the Manor. The Saxon influence of English history diminished after the Battle of Hastings in 1066. The language of the courts was French for the next three centuries and the Norman ambience prevailed. But Saxon surnames survived and the family name was first referenced in the year 1202 when Minna held estates in that shire.

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Minks Early History


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Minks Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Minks research. Another 385 words (28 lines of text) covering the years 1327, 1492, 1st , 1609, 1642, 1665, 1455, 1487, 1094, 1184, 1558, 15b), 1625, 1666, 1599 and 1671 are included under the topic Early Minks History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Minks Spelling Variations


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Minks Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Minn, Minns, Mynn, Mynns, Myn, Min, Mynne, Menne, Minnes, Ming, Ming, Mink, Menn, Mence, Minne, Meny, Mynne, Meene, Mean and many more.

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Minks Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Minks Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 27 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Minks Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Thomas Minnes, who arrived in Virginia in 1651; Albert Minnes, who came to New York, NY sometime between 1663 and 1667; as well as James Minnie, who was on record in the census of Ontario, Canada of 1871..

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