Martindale Family History

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Martindale Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place in Cumbria, first recorded in 1220 in its present form. There is a chapel of St. Martin here, and the valley (see Dale) may be named from this. Alternatively, there may have been a landowner here called Martin, and the church dedication may be due to popular association of his name with that of the saint.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

Similar surnames: Martineau, Brindle, Martins, Martina, Marina, Martinec, Marthaler

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Martindale Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Martindale name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Martindale. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Norway


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


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Martindale Family Origin

Where is the Martindale family from?

Martindale Family Occupations

What did your Martindale ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Martindale occupation in the UK was Farmer. 10% of Martindale's were Farmers. Farmer, Coal Miner and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Martindale. A less common occupation for the Martindale family was Tailor.

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  • Farmer

  • Coal Miner

  • Labourer

  • Tailor


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Martindale Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 56,000 census records available for the last name Martindale. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Martindale census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 5,000 immigration records available for the last name Martindale. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 9,000 military records available for the last name Martindale. For the veterans among your Martindale ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Martindale Life Expectancy

What is the average Martindale lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Martindale life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Martindale in 1943 was 23, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Martindale

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Martindale ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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