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Mentzer Family History

Mentzer Name Meaning
German: habitational name with the agent suffix -er, either from Mainz, earlier Mentz, derived from the medieval Latin name Mogontia (Latin Mogontiacum, probably from the Celtic personal name Mogontios), or from Menz in Brandenburg and Saxony.

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

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18,460 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
3,226 Military Records
640 Immigration Records
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Name Distribution of Mentzer Families

  • Number of Mentzer families
     144 - 285
     49 - 143
     1 - 48
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Mentzer families
     3 - 2
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Mentzer last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Mentzer Family Origin

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Mentzer Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Mentzer

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Mentzer Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Mentzer census records

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Mentzer Civil War Service Records

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