When Darius Miner was born on 31 March 1729, in New London, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America, his father, Thomas Minor, was 27 and his mother, Martha Stebbins, was 11726.
English: occupational name from Middle English minour, miner ‘miner’ (Old French mineor, mineur). In Cornwall this generally denoted a tin miner, but can refer to the excavation of coal or other minerals.
Americanized form of German Meiner .
Americanized form of French Ménard (see Menard ).