Mehrens Family History

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Mehrens Name Meaning

North German: patronymic from a short form of a compound name with the first element mar ‘horse’, or from a homonym meaning ‘magnificent’, ‘famous’.

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


Similar surnames: Behrens, Behrend, Ehren, Moren, Mehrtens, Ahrens, Mergens, Mertens

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Mehrens Family Origin

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Mehrens Family Occupations

What did your Mehrens ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer and Carpenter were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Mehrens. The most common Mehrens occupation in the USA was Farmer. 67% of Mehrens's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    67%
  • Carpenter

    33%

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Mehrens Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Mehrens. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mehrens 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 Mehrens. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, 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 Mehrens. For the veterans among your Mehrens ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Mehrens Life Expectancy

What is the average Mehrens lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Mehrens life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1968, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Mehrens in 1957 was 43, and 78 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mehrens 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.

Famous Mehrens Family

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James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
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