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Menner Name Meaning

German and Hungarian: occupational name from Middle High German mener ‘cattle drover’. German: habitational name for someone from Menne.

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


Similar surnames: Fenner, Penner, Kenner, Benner, Denner, Venner, Senner, Jenner

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Where is the Menner family from?

You can see how Menner families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Menner family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Menner families were found in USA in 1920. In 1840 there were 5 Menner families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 50% of all the recorded Menner's in USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Menner families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Menner surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Menner ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Menner. 16% of Menner men worked as a Farmer and 46% of Menner women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Menner were New Worker and Saleswoman. .

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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
    16%
  • Salesman
    13%
  • Truck Driver
    13%
  • New Worker
    10%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Maid
    46%
  • Waitress
    19%
  • Bookkeeper
    19%
  • Saleswoman
    19%
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Menner. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Menner 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 738 immigration records available for the last name Menner. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Menner. For the veterans among your Menner ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Menner lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Menner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1976, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Menner in 1953 was 50, and 82 in 2004.

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