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Mensinger Name Meaning

South German: habitational name from for someone from Mansingen (today called Mansie), near Wederstede in Lower Saxony.

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


Similar surnames: Meisinger, Pensinger, Mersinger, Munsinger, Ensinger, Kensinger

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Mensinger Family Origin

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Mensinger Family Occupations

What did your Mensinger ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Mensinger occupation in the USA was Laborer. 57% of Mensinger's were Laborers. Laborer, Farmer and House Keeper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mensinger. A less common occupation for the Mensinger family was Piano Maker.

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  • Laborer

    57%
  • Farmer

    29%
  • House Keeper

    5%
  • Piano Maker

    5%

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

Mensinger Historical Records

What Mensinger family records will you find?

Census Record

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

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Mensinger Life Expectancy

What is the average Mensinger lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Mensinger life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1966, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Mensinger in 1963 was 53, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mensinger

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mensinger 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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