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Find more Menk relatives and grow your tree by exploring billions of historical records. Taken every decade since 1790, the U.S. Federal Census can tell you a lot about your family. For example, from 1930 to 1940 there were 103 more people named Menk in the United States — and some of them are likely related to you.

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What if you had a window into the history of your family? With historical records, you do. From home life to career, records help bring your relatives' experiences into focus. There were 390 people named Menk in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 26% more people named Menk in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 493 people named Menk were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 58%, or 80 people, lived in homes they rented
  • They typically took 8 weeks of vacation a year
  • 17 were disabled
  • On average men worked 45 hours a week

Learn where they came from and where they went.

As Menk families continued to grow, they left more tracks on the map:

  • 8% were born in foreign countries
  • Most immigrants originated from Germany
  • The most common mother tongue was German
  • Most mothers originated from Illinois