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Menges Name Meaning

German: from an altered form of the personal name Magnus. German: from the personal name Me(i)ngoss, from Germanic magin ‘strength’, ‘might’ + got ‘Goth’. Hungarian (Mengesz): Magyarized spelling of the German family name.

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


Similar surnames: Mengel, Menger, Mente, Engel, Minges, Menzel, Manes, Mewes, Rengel

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Menges Family Origin

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Menges Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    28%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Carpenter

    5%
  • Butcher

    4%

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In 1880, the most common Menges occupation in the USA was Farmer. 28% of Menges's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Menges family was Butcher. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Menges.

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Menges Historical Records

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Menges Life Expectancy

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