Menger Family History

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Menger Name Meaning

occupational name for a market trader, Middle High Germanmengære, mangære (from Late Latin mango ‘salesman’, with the addition of the Germanic agent suffix). from the Germanic personal name Meginger, composed of magin ‘might’, ‘force’ + gar , ger ‘spear’.

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


Similar surnames: Manger, Mengel, Minger, Menner, Menges, Monger, Mander, Engel, Meeker

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Menger Family Origin

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Menger Family Occupations

What did your Menger ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Menger. 17% of Menger men worked as a Farmer and 24% of Menger women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Menger were Manager and Teacher

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    17%
  • Salesman
    16%
  • Laborer
    14%
  • Manager
    7%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Clerk
    24%
  • Stenographer
    19%
  • Housekeeper
    12%
  • Teacher
    10%

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

Menger Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Menger. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Menger 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Menger. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Menger. For the veterans among your Menger ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Menger Life Expectancy

What is the average Menger lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Menger life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1963, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Menger in 1962 was 79, and 77 in 2004.

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