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Mencke Name Meaning

North German and Dutch: from a pet form of a Germanic compound name with the initial element man(n), ‘man’ or magin ‘strength’, ‘might’. See Mein.

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


Similar surnames: Mente, Meincke, Merck, Wenck, Meinke, Menke, Henke, Meinecke, Meck

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Mencke Family Origin

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Mencke Family Occupations

What did your Mencke ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Cabinet Maker, Liquor Store and Mariner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mencke. A less common occupation for the Mencke family was Merchant. The most common Mencke occupation in the USA was Cabinet Maker. 22% of Mencke's were Cabinet Makers.

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  • Cabinet Maker

    22%
  • Liquor Store

    11%
  • Mariner

    11%
  • Merchant

    11%

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

Mencke Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Mencke. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mencke census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Mencke

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Mencke. 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 Mencke. For the veterans among your Mencke ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Mencke Life Expectancy

What is the average Mencke lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Mencke life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2003, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Mencke in 1957 was 66, and 88 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mencke

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mencke 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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