Menk Name Meaning

North German and Dutch: from a pet form of any of several Germanic personal names formed with magin ‘might’, ‘force’ as the first element (see, for example, Meinhardt).

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


Similar surnames: Menz, Mink, Renk, Munk, Meck, Wenk, Penk, Merk, Meng, Denk

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Menk Family Origin

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Menk Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    15%
  • Laborer

    15%
  • Brewer

    7%
  • Com. Merchant

    7%

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In 1880, the most common Menk occupation in the USA was Farmer. 15% of Menk's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Brewer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Menk. A less common occupation for the Menk family was Com. Merchant.

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Menk Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1956 and 2004, Menk life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Menk in 1956 was 50, and 90 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Menk

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