Mencke Family History

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Mencke Name Meaning

North German and Dutch: from a pet form of a Germanic compound name with the initial element man(n), ‘man’ or magin ‘strength’, ‘might’. See Mein.

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

Similar surnames: Mente, Meincke, Merck, Wenck, Meinke, Menke, Henke, Meinecke, Meck

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Mencke Family Origin

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Mencke Family Occupations

What did your Mencke ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General House Repairer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Mencke. 50% of Mencke men worked as a General House Repairer and 75% of Mencke women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Mencke were Jobbing Carpenter and Incapacitated By Age

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General House Repairer
  • Jobbing Carpenter

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Incapacitated By Age

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

Mencke Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Mencke. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mencke 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 761 immigration records available for the last name Mencke. 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 729 military records available for the last name Mencke. For the veterans among your Mencke ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Mencke Life Expectancy

What is the average Mencke lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Mencke life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2003, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Mencke in 1957 was 66, and 88 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mencke

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mencke 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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