Mense Name Meaning

North German: patronymic from a short form of any of the group of personal names identified at Mein.

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


Similar surnames: Mensen, Mente, Meese, Mende, Sens, Muns, Jenke, Menke, Hense, Fenske

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Mense Family Origin

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Mense Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    33%
  • Coal Miner

    33%
  • Gardener

    17%
  • Parish Labourer

    17%

In 1881, Agricultural Labourer, Coal Miner and Gardener were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mense. The most common Mense occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 33% of Mense's were Agricultural Labourers. A less common occupation for the Mense family was Parish Labourer.

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Mense Historical Records

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Mense Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1964 and 2004, Mense life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1976, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Mense in 1964 was 87, and 90 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mense

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