Mensch Family History

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Mensch Name Meaning

South German: status name for a serf or feudal vassal, Middle High German mensch. North German and Dutch: from Menseke, a pet form of a Germanic compound personal name formed with the initial element magin ‘strength’, ‘might’ or man.

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


Similar surnames: Rensch, Mesch, Mersch, Hensch, Lensch, Metsch, Gensch, Heesch, Dersch

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Mensch Family Origin

Where is the Mensch family from?

Mensch Family Occupations

What did your Mensch ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mensch. The most common Mensch occupation in the USA was Farmer. 36% of Mensch's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Mensch family was Blacksmith.

View Census data for Mensch | Data not to scale

  • Farmer

    36%
  • Keeping House

    9%
  • Carpenter

    6%
  • Blacksmith

    2%

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

Mensch Historical Records

What Mensch family records will you find?

Census Record

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

Passenger List

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

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Mensch Life Expectancy

What is the average Mensch lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Mensch life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Mensch in 1948 was 54, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mensch

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mensch 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 Mensch Family

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Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
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Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
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