Mensah History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
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Early Origins of the Mensah family
The surname Mensah was first found in Bavaria, where this ancient family name trace their origin back to the twelfth century. They declared allegiances to many nobles and princes of early history, lending their influence in struggles for power and status within the region. They branched into many houses, and their contributions were sought by many leaders in their search for power.
Early History of the Mensah family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Mensah research. Another 193 words (14 lines of text) covering the years 1721, 1750, 1844, 1782, 1498 and 1527 are included under the topic Early Mensah History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Mensah Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Mentzer, Menzer, Menziner, Mintzer, Mintz, Menz, Minz, Mentze, Mensch and many more.
Early Notables of the Mensah family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Mensah family
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Benedict Minz, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1727; Benedict Mentz, who came to Philadelphia Co., PA in 1734; Hans Georg Mentzer, who arrived in Philadelphia in 1737.
Contemporary Notables of the name Mensah (post 1700) +
- Tompson Mensah (b. 1954), former Togolese cyclist who competed in the individual road race at the 1972 Summer Olympics
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