Menter Family History

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Menter Name Meaning

(of Norman origin): nickname from Old French mentur ‘liar’. variant spelling of Minter.

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

Similar surnames: Senter, Menzer, Mentor, Monter, Mencer, Denyer, Metteer, Mester

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Menter Family Origin

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Menter Family Occupations

What did your Menter ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Menter. The most common Menter occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Menter's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Menter family was Brick Maker.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Farm Laborer

  • Brick Maker


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

Menter Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Menter. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Menter 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Menter. 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 Menter. For the veterans among your Menter ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Menter Life Expectancy

What is the average Menter lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Menter life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Menter in 1953 was 51, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Menter

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Menter 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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