Mencke Family History

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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

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  • Cabinet Maker

    22%
  • Liquor Store

    11%
  • Mariner

    11%
  • Merchant

    11%

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

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Mencke Historical Records

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Mencke Life Expectancy

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