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Menth Name Meaning

Dutch and North German: variant of Mente 1 and Manthe.

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


Similar surnames: Mente, Mentz, Jentz, Meuth, Mentch, Mense, Metz, Entz, Sentz, Montz

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Where is the Menth family from?

You can see how Menth families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Menth family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Menth families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 10 Menth families living in Missouri. This was about 59% of all the recorded Menth's in the USA. Missouri had the highest population of Menth families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Menth surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Menth ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Bookkeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Menth. 34% of Menth men worked as a Farmer and 43% of Menth women worked as a Bookkeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Menth were Operator and Clerk.

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    34%
  • Salesman
    13%
  • Manager
    13%
  • Operator
    9%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Bookkeeper
    43%
  • Stenographer
    29%
  • Clerk
    29%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Menth. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Menth census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 264 immigration records available for the last name Menth. 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 Cards

There are 379 military records available for the last name Menth. For the veterans among your Menth ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Menth lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Menth life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1979, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Menth in 1960 was 57, and 88 in 2004.

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