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Origins of the Mien surname

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About the Miens

We have a total number of 395 records for people with the last name Mien.

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Where do most Miens live?

In 1921, most Miens lived in West Midlands.


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Interesting facts about Miens

How common is your surname?

You have a rare surname! It's not in the top 1000 UK surnames!

We have 338 records for the Mien surname. The oldest one dates back to 1879.

Who were Miens most likely to marry?

Smiths

&

Wilsons

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What are the most common Mien first names?

  • John
  • James
  • Mary
  • Margaret

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Common jobs for Miens

Men and women often performed different types of jobs, so these are displayed by gender to maintain their historical accuracy.

Common Female occupations for Miens in 1921
Silk Worker

4

House Servant

3

Housekeeper

3

Silk Winder

3

Cotton Winder

2

Common Male occupations for Miens in 1921
Mert

10

At Home

3

Servant

3

Attendant

2

Coachman

2

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