Menger Family History

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Menger Name Meaning

occupational name for a market trader, Middle High Germanmengære, mangære (from Late Latin mango ‘salesman’, with the addition of the Germanic agent suffix). from the Germanic personal name Meginger, composed of magin ‘might’, ‘force’ + gar , ger ‘spear’.

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

Similar surnames: Manger, Mengel, Minger, Menner, Menges, Monger, Mander, Engel, Meeker

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Menger Family Origin

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Menger Family Occupations

What did your Menger ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Butcher and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Menger. A less common occupation for the Menger family was Baker. The most common Menger occupation in the USA was Farmer. 21% of Menger's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Butcher

  • Carpenter

  • Baker


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Menger Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Menger. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Menger 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Menger. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Menger. For the veterans among your Menger ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Menger Life Expectancy

What is the average Menger lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Menger life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1963, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Menger in 1962 was 79, and 77 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Menger 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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