Mencer Family History

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Mencer Name Meaning

Variant spelling of German Mentzer, a habitational name for someone from a place called Mentz (possibly Mainz) or Menz. English: probably a variant of Manser. Compare Menser.

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

Similar surnames: Menser, Menner, Menzer, Mander, Melcer, Benner, Mincer, Mercer

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Mencer Family Origin

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Mencer Family Occupations

What did your Mencer ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Mencer family was Farming. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mencer. The most common Mencer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 42% of Mencer's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Carpenter

  • Farming


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

Mencer Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Mencer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mencer 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 269 immigration records available for the last name Mencer. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 544 military records available for the last name Mencer. For the veterans among your Mencer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Mencer Life Expectancy

What is the average Mencer lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Mencer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1992, and highest in 1980. The average life expectancy for Mencer in 1946 was 57, and 68 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mencer 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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