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

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  • Laborer

    19%
  • Farmer

    13%
  • Keeping House

    13%
  • Carpenter

    6%

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In 1880, Laborer, Farmer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mena. A less common occupation for the Mena family was Carpenter. The most common Mena occupation in the USA was Laborer. 19% of Mena's were Laborers.

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Mena Historical Records

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Mena Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1951 and 2004, 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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mena

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