Menk Family History

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Menk Name Meaning

North German and Dutch: from a pet form of any of several Germanic personal names formed with magin ‘might’, ‘force’ as the first element (see, for example, Meinhardt).

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


Similar surnames: Menz, Mink, Renk, Munk, Meck, Wenk, Penk, Merk, Meng, Denk

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Menk Family Origin

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Menk Family Occupations

What did your Menk ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Menk occupation in the USA was Farmer. 15% of Menk's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Menk family was Com. Merchant. Farmer, Laborer and Brewer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Menk.

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  • Farmer

    15%
  • Laborer

    15%
  • Brewer

    7%
  • Com. Merchant

    7%

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

Menk Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Menk Life Expectancy

What is the average Menk lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Menk life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Menk in 1956 was 50, and 90 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Menk

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Menk 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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