Mensen Family History

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Mensen Name Meaning

Norwegian: patronymic from Mens, a pet form of the German personal names Meinhard or Meinrich.

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

Similar surnames: Mense, Jensen, Hensen, Menken, Benson, Monsen, Jansen, Bernsen

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Mensen Family Origin

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Mensen Family Occupations

What did your Mensen ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Mensen. 43% of Mensen men worked as a Farmer

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Farming
  • Retired

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer

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

Mensen Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Mensen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mensen 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 585 immigration records available for the last name Mensen. 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 305 military records available for the last name Mensen. For the veterans among your Mensen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Mensen Life Expectancy

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Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Mensen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1967, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Mensen in 1951 was 49, and 81 in 2004.

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