Mense Family History

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Mense Name Meaning

North German: patronymic from a short form of any of the group of personal names identified at Mein.

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


Similar surnames: Mensen, Mente, Meese, Mende, Sens, Muns, Jenke, Menke, Hense, Fenske

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Mense Family Origin

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Mense Family Occupations

What did your Mense ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Mense family was Black Smith. The most common Mense occupation in the USA was Farmer. 22% of Mense's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mense.

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  • Farmer

    22%
  • Keeping House

    17%
  • Laborer

    17%
  • Black Smith

    6%

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

Mense Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Mense. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mensecensus 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 829 immigration records available for the last name Mense. 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 912 military records available for the last name Mense. For the veterans among your Mense ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Mense Life Expectancy

What is the average Mense lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Mense life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1976, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Mense in 1964 was 87, and 90 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mense

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mense 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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