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Origins of the Menson surname

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About the Mensons

We have a total number of 373 records for people with the last name Menson.

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Where do most Mensons live?

In 1921, most Mensons lived in London.


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Interesting facts about Mensons

How common is your surname?

You have a rare surname! It's not in the top 1000 UK surnames!

We have 194 records for the Menson surname. The oldest one dates back to 1998.

Who were Mensons most likely to marry?

Martins

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Cogeans

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What are the most common Menson first names?

  • John
  • William
  • Mary
  • Elizabeth

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Common jobs for Mensons

Men and women often performed different types of jobs, so these are displayed by gender to maintain their historical accuracy.

Common Female occupations for Mensons in 1921
Dressmaker

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2

Annuitant

1

Bar Inn Maid

1

Collar Worker

1

Common Male occupations for Mensons in 1921
Agricultural Labourer

3

Able Seaman

1

Advocate's Clerk

1

Assistant In Bootshop

1

Assistant In Motoring

1

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