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Mensing 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: Rensing, Bensing, Meinking, Benning, Penning, Toensing, Jansing

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Mensing Family Origin

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Mensing Family Occupations

What did your Mensing ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Mensing family was Sea Captain. Carpenter, Certificated Teacher (Sch) and Schoolmasters Clerk were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mensing. The most common Mensing occupation in the UK was Carpenter. 25% of Mensing's were Carpenters.

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  • Carpenter

    25%
  • Certificated Teacher (Sch)

    25%
  • Schoolmasters Clerk

    25%
  • Sea Captain

    25%

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

Mensing Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Mensing. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mensing 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Mensing. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Mensing. For the veterans among your Mensing ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Mensing Life Expectancy

What is the average Mensing lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Mensing life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1968, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Mensing in 1961 was 79, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mensing

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mensing 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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