First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Menefee

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Alt. Meaning

M is for mystery, the part of you that cannot be explained.

E is for endear, all those you touch.

N is for novel, don't get too complicated!

E is for enjoy, your life can be fun!

F is for fun, your zest for life!

E is for elegant, born within you.

E is for explorer, always ready for the next journey

Notable Persons With the Last Name Menefee

He was most active from 1837 to 1839. Richard was born on December 4th, 1809 in Owingsville, Kentucky. He left this life on February 21st, 1841.



Jock Menefee was a baseball player. Jock was born on January 15th, 1868 in Rowlesburg, West Virginia. He died on March 11th, 1953.


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Popularity of Menefee as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Menefee U.S.
  White 57.72% 64.26%
  African American 35.97% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.60% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.72% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.90% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.09% 16.26%

Of Last Name Menefee

People with the last name Menefee are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Menefee

  • How Popular is the name Menefee? As a last name Menefee was the 7,126th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Menefee first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Menefee is Monday, February 7th, 1887.
  • How unique is the name Menefee? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Menefee. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Menefee: Your name in reverse order is Eefenem. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Mfeeeen. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Menefee? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 4,695 people with the last name Menefee.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Menefee? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 2 of them will have Menefee as their last name.

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