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Menken Name Meaning

North German: from a pet form of Mein.

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


Similar surnames: Mensen, Mencke, Meinen, Henken, Menke, Onken, Mense, Jenke, Mengel

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Menken Family Origin

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Menken Family Occupations

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  • Grocer

    16%
  • Farmer

    11%
  • Baker

    5%
  • Captain At Sea

    5%

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In 1880, Grocer, Farmer and Baker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Menken. The most common Menken occupation in the USA was Grocer. 16% of Menken's were Grocers. A less common occupation for the Menken family was Captain At Sea.

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Menken Historical Records

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Menken Life Expectancy

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