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

What does the name Menzies mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Menzies

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Alt. Meaning

M is for marvelous, which is how others see you

E is for eager, let's get started!

N is for noteworthy, just like your achievements

Z is for zany, the funny side of you!

I is for intellect, your high capacity for knowledge

E is for excellence, your passion, your drive.

S is for serious, not always joking.

Notable Persons With the Last Name Menzies

Tobias Menzies is an actor. His ongoing career started in 1998. Tobias was born on March 7th, 1974 in London.


Sir Robert Menzies was a Lord Warden of the Cinque Ports, 1st Leader of the Liberal Party, 2nd Leader of the United Australia Party, 13th Leader of the Opposition, and Deputy Premier of Victoria. Robert was born on December 20th, 1894 in Jeparit, Victoria, Australia. He left this life on May 15th, 1978.


She was most prominent from 1964 to 1964. Heather was born on December 3rd, 1949 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.


Gavin Menzies is a pseudohistory writer. Gavin was given the name Rowan Gavin Paton Menzies on August 14th, 1937.


William Cameron Menzies was a production designer. He was most prominent from 1924 to 1956. William was born on July 29th, 1896 in New Haven, Connecticut. He left this life on March 5th, 1957.


Steve Menzies is a rugby player.


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Popularity of Menzies as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Menzies U.S.
  White 74.42% 64.26%
  African American 16.13% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 1.65% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 1.07% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.99% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 4.75% 16.26%

Of Last Name Menzies

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

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Fun Facts about the name Menzies

  • How Popular is the name Menzies? As a last name Menzies was the 14,468th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Menzies first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Menzies is Saturday, December 12th, 1874.
  • How unique is the name Menzies? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Menzies. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Menzies: Your name in reverse order is Seiznem. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Mnezsie. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Menzies? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 2,064 people with the last name Menzies.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Menzies? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Menzies as their last name since less than 1 person in 143k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
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