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Origin and popularity of the name MINIER


Minier : 1: French: occupational name from Old French minier ‘miner’; or a topographic name for someone who lived by a mine Old French minier or a habitational name from a place called with this word. The surname Minier is also found in Germany (see Minear) where it is very rare.2: Altered form of French Mignier a variant of 1 above. Compare Meunier 2.3: Spanish: possibly a Castilianized form of French Meunier.


Source : DAFN2 : Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, ©2022 by Patrick Hanks and Oxford University Press

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