民 means 'people'

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Strokes : 5    Frequency: 105   JLPT: N3    Usefulness: 3    Study set: 3-2    Grade: 4   Intermediate lesson: 15    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 181 words   Used in 524 words   Used in 567 names   Component in 14 kanji (1 Jōyō)
Jōyō (常用)
   たみ people
Name    ひと   み
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 民 is used 25 times, read 2 ways.
Across all words in Japanese, 民 is used 519 times, read 2 ways.
ミン : 515 words FIND ALL
1. citizen; citizenry; public
2. city inhabitant; townspeople
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たみ : 4 words FIND ALL
nation; people
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An additional 氏 less common words include 民 but the reading has not yet been categorized.
Henshall: 619 (originally: 590)  Joy o' Kanji : 590  Key to Kanji: 993 

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ミン   たみ people   
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