Menninger Family History

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Menninger Name Meaning

German: habitational name from places named Menningen, Menning, or Meiningen, all in southern Germany.

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

Similar surnames: Wenninger, Penninger, Meininger, Benninger, Henninger, Denninger

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Menninger Family Origin

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Menninger Family Occupations

What did your Menninger ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Agent For Dry Goods and Cigar Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Menninger. The most common Menninger occupation in the USA was Farmer. 9% of Menninger's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Menninger family was Day Laborer.

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  • Farmer

  • Agent For Dry Goods

  • Cigar Maker

  • Day Laborer


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Menninger Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Menninger. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Menninger 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 682 immigration records available for the last name Menninger. 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 923 military records available for the last name Menninger. For the veterans among your Menninger ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Menninger Life Expectancy

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Between 1959 and 2003, in the United States, Menninger life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1969, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Menninger in 1959 was 43, and 78 in 2003.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Menninger 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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