Menke Name Meaning

North German and Dutch: variant of Menk.

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


Similar surnames: Mencke, Henke, Mente, Minke, Meinke, Mecke, Menk, Meske, Mense, Menze

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Menke Family Origin

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Menke Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    25%
  • Shoemaker

    7%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Keeping House

    4%

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In 1880, the most common Menke occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Menke's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Menke family was Keeping House. Farmer, Shoemaker and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Menke.

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Menke Historical Records

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Menke Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1953 and 2004, Menke life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Menke in 1953 was 76, and 76 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Menke

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