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in the U.S.
since 1880
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in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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International Interest

Borrowing from Mansi [Term?]

  1. (Russia, cryptozoology, folklore) An animal described by the Mansi as a "forest giant", with anatomical features similar to a Yeti, said to live in the area of Khantia-Mansia, Russia.

Notable Persons With the Last Name Menk

Eric Menk is a basketball player for the Alaska Aces, San Miguel Beermen, Tanduay Rhum Masters, Barangay Ginebra San Miguel, GlobalPort Batang Pier, and Alaska Aces (PBA) in the Philippine Basketball Association. He has had major accomplishments since 1996. Eric was born on August 24th, 1974 in Michigan.


Louis Wilson Menk was a railway executive. Louis was born on April 8th, 1918 in Englewood, Colorado. He passed away on November 27th, 1999.


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Popularity of Menk as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Menk U.S.
  White 89.18% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 5.60% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.24% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.24% 16.26%

Of Last Name Menk

People with the last name Menk are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Menk

  • How Popular is the name Menk? As a last name Menk was the 40,745th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Menk first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Menk is Monday, November 25th, 1895.
  • How unique is the name Menk? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Menk. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Menk: Your name in reverse order is Knem. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Kmen. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Menk? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 536 people with the last name Menk.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Menk? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Menk as their last name since less than 1 person in 556k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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