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Find more Mensching 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 23 less people named Mensching 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 175 people named Mensching in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 13% less people named Mensching in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 152 people named Mensching were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 24% were children
  • 148 rented out rooms to boarders
  • 28% of adults were unmarried
  • For 69 females, Margaret was the most common name

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • Most mothers originated from Germany
  • 25 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • Most fathers originated from Germany
  • 33% were first-generation Americans