Mena Family History

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Mena Name Meaning

Spanish and Jewish (Sephardic): habitational name from Mena, in Castile and León provinces. Greek (Menas): see Minas.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

Similar surnames: Mina, Menna, Mesa, Tena, Lena, Pena, Seda, Megna, Mega, Menta

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Mena Family Origin

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Mena Family Occupations

What did your Mena ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Mena. 40% of Mena men worked as a Laborer and 20% of Mena women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Mena were New Worker and Packer

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Labrador
  • Farmer
  • New Worker

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Maid
  • Servant
  • Laborer
  • Packer

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Mena Historical Records

What Mena family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 13,000 census records available for the last name Mena. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mena census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 9,000 immigration records available for the last name Mena. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 992 military records available for the last name Mena. For the veterans among your Mena ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Mena Life Expectancy

What is the average Mena lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Mena life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1970. The average life expectancy for Mena in 1951 was 22, and 75 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mena ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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