Mensah Family History

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Mensah Name Meaning

African: unexplained.

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


Similar surnames: Messa, Mesman, Mentor, Menser, Mench, Mense, Mentch, Mersch, Mesa

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Mensah Family Origin

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Mensah Family Occupations

What did your Mensah ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Mensah occupation in the USA was Keeping House. 100% of Mensah's were Keeping Houses.

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  • Keeping House

    100%

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

Mensah Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Mensah Life Expectancy

What is the average Mensah lifespan?

Between 1985 and 2003, in the United States, Mensah life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1994, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Mensah in 1985 was 83, and 58 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mensah

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mensah 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.

Famous Mensah Family

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James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
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