Menning Family History

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Menning Name Meaning

patronymic from Mein. habitational name from a place named Menning in southern Germany.

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

Similar surnames: Denning, Manning, Lenning, Mensing, Benning, Wenning, Henning

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Menning Family Origin

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Menning Family Occupations

What did your Menning ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, At Home and Cegar Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Menning. The most common Menning occupation in the USA was Farmer. 31% of Menning's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Menning family was Cigar Maker.

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  • Farmer

  • At Home

  • Cegar Maker

  • Cigar Maker


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

Menning Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Menning. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Menning 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 826 immigration records available for the last name Menning. 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 671 military records available for the last name Menning. For the veterans among your Menning ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Menning Life Expectancy

What is the average Menning lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Menning life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1965. The average life expectancy for Menning in 1956 was 62, and 64 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Menning

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Menning 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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