Menking Family History

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Menking Name Meaning

German: variant of Meinking.

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


Similar surnames: Metting, Denning, Menting, Benning, Melling, Minning, Meinking

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Menking Family Origin

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Menking Family Occupations

What did your Menking ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Menking occupation in the USA was Farmer. 60% of Menking's were Farmers. Farmer and Laborer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Menking. A less common occupation for the Menking family was Teamster.

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  • Farmer

    60%
  • Laborer

    20%
  • Teamster

    20%

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

Menking Historical Records

What Menking family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Menking. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Menking 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 Menking

Passenger List

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

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Menking Life Expectancy

What is the average Menking lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Menking life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1978, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Menking in 1963 was 67, and 85 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Menking

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Menking 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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