The "Smith" of Ghanaian names.
Meaning, almost every Ghanaian has this last name. It is the equivalent to names like "Smith" for whites, "Chan" for Asians, and "Singh" for Indians.
If you know a Ghanaian, you know at least one Mensah.
Girl 1: Hey do you wanna hang out with me and Mensah?
Girl 2: Which Mensah?
Girl 1: Peter Mensah of course. Which Mensah did you think I was talking about?
Girl 2: Well, there are a lot of Mensahs. It is the "Smith" of Ghanaian names. Be more specific next time.
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