Mensen Family History

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Mensen Name Meaning

Norwegian: patronymic from Mens, a pet form of the German personal names Meinhard or Meinrich.

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

Similar surnames: Mense, Jensen, Hensen, Menken, Benson, Monsen, Jansen, Bernsen

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Mensen Family Origin

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Mensen Family Occupations

What did your Mensen ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Mensen family was Keep House. Farmer, Farm Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mensen. The most common Mensen occupation in the USA was Farmer. 67% of Mensen's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Farm Laborer

  • Farming

  • Keep House


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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Mensen ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Mensen Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Mensen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mensen 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 585 immigration records available for the last name Mensen. 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 305 military records available for the last name Mensen. For the veterans among your Mensen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Mensen Life Expectancy

What is the average Mensen lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Mensen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1967, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Mensen in 1951 was 49, and 81 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mensen 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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