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Princeton's WordNet

  1. mensch, menshnoun

    a decent responsible person with admirable characteristics


  1. mensh

    Mensch (Yiddish: מענטש, mentsh, from Middle High German Mensch, from Old High German mennisco; akin to Old English human being, man) means "a person of integrity and honor".According to Leo Rosten, a mensch is "someone to admire and emulate, someone of noble character. The key to being 'a real mensch' is nothing less than character, rectitude, dignity, a sense of what is right, responsible, decorous." The term is used as a high compliment, implying the rarity and value of that individual's qualities.


  1. mensh

    Mensh is a Yiddish term that can be translated as "a person of integrity" or "a person of high moral character." It is used to describe an individual who acts with kindness, compassion, and fairness towards others, consistently showing empathy and consideration. Being a mensh involves being honest, ethical, and doing the right thing even when it may not be convenient or advantageous. It emphasizes the importance of treating others respectfully and being a positive force in the community.

Surnames Frequency by Census Records

  1. MENSH

    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Mensh is ranked #126018 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Mensh surname appeared 136 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Mensh.

    83% or 113 total occurrences were White.
    8.8% or 12 total occurrences were Black.
    4.4% or 6 total occurrences were Asian.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of mensh in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of mensh in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

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