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Mennen Name Meaning

Dutch: patronymic from a Germanic name formed with the initial element man ‘man’ or magin ‘strength’, ‘might’.

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


Similar surnames: Dennen, Mannen, Mente, Mengel, Ennen, Meinen, Hennen, Tannen, Reynen

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Where is the Mennen family from?

You can see how Mennen families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Mennen family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Mennen families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1840 there was 1 Mennen family living in New York. This was 100% of all the recorded Mennen's in the USA. New York had the highest population of Mennen families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Mennen surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Mennen ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Beautician were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Mennen. 43% of Mennen men worked as a Farmer and 50% of Mennen women worked as a Beautician. Some less common occupations for Americans named Mennen were Welder and Cook.

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    43%
  • Laborer
    25%
  • Chemist
    11%
  • Welder
    8%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Beautician
    50%
  • Cook
    50%
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What Mennen family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Mennen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mennen census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 695 immigration records available for the last name Mennen. 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 Cards

There are 928 military records available for the last name Mennen. For the veterans among your Mennen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Mennen lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Mennen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 1970. The average life expectancy for Mennen in 1949 was 37, and 79 in 2004.

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