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

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Origin and Meaning of Mensah

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  • A user from Ghana says the name Mensah is of African origin and means "Third in a line of sons.".

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Mensah

Vic Mensa is a hip hop music rapping and record producer. He plays Vocals and Human voice. He was most prominent from 2009 to present. Vic was given the name Victor Kwesi Mensah .


Peter Mensah is an actor. His most notable accomplishments were from 1995 to 1995. Peter was born on August 27th, 1959 in Accra.


Jonathan Mensah is a soccer player for the FC Anzhi Makhachkala, Ashanti Gold SC, Free State Stars F. C., Udinese Calcio, Granada CF, Evian Thonon Gaillard F.C., Ghana national under-20 football team, and Ghana national football team. Jonathan was born on July 13th, 1990 in Accra, Ghana.


John Mensah is a soccer player for the Bologna F.C. 1909, AC Bellinzona, Genoa C.F.C., A.C. Chievo Verona, Modena F.C., U.S. Cremonese, Stade Rennais F.C., Olympique Lyonnais, Sunderland A.F.C., Asante Kotoko SC, FC Nitra, and Ghana national football team. John was born on November 29th, 1982 in Obuasi, Ashanti, Ghana.


Thomas O. Mensah is a president, ceo of the georgia aerospace systems, chief executive officer, and presidentandceoof the georgia aerospace systems.


Bernard Mensah is a soccer player for the Watford F.C., Braintree Town F.C., and Barnet F.C. Bernard was born on December 29th, 1994 in Hounslow, England.


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Popularity of Mensah as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Mensah U.S.
  White 1.81% 64.26%
  African American 95.65% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.64% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.59% 16.26%

Of Last Name Mensah

People with the last name Mensah are most frequently African American

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Fun Facts about the name Mensah

  • How Popular is the name Mensah? Mensah is the 51,587th most popular name of all time. As a last name Mensah was the 7,863rd most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Mensah have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 38 babies born with the first name Mensah in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Mensah? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1977 when it was given as a first name to 9 new born babies.
  • When was Mensah first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Mensah is Monday, April 12th, 1971.
  • What year had the most people named Mensah born? The highest recorded use of the first name Mensah was in 1977 with a total of 9 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Mensah: Your name in reverse order is Hasnem. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Hnasme. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Mensah? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 4,209 people with the last name Mensah.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Mensah? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 1 of them will have Mensah as their last name.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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