Menken Family History

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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

What did your Menken ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Electrical Cable Plumber Jointer and Dairymaid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Menken. 50% of Menken women worked as a Dairymaid

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Electrical Cable Plumber Jointer

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Dairymaid
  • Unpaid House Duties

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

Menken Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Menken. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Menken 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 998 immigration records available for the last name Menken. 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 486 military records available for the last name Menken. For the veterans among your Menken ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Menken Life Expectancy

What is the average Menken lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Menken life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Menken in 1962 was 50, and 86 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Menken

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Menken 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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