Mendez Family History

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Mendez Name Meaning

Galician (Méndez): patronymic from the personal name Mendo (see Mendes, of which this is the Galician equivalent).

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


Similar surnames: Mendes, Mendel, Mende, Menendez, Mindel, Mense, Mente, Menzel, Menden

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Mendez Family Origin

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Mendez Family Occupations

What did your Mendez ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, driver and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Mendez. 6% of Mendez men worked as a driver and 66% of Mendez women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Mendez were Clerkretired and Licencee

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • driver
    6%
  • Assistant Electrical Dept Manager Manu distributor
    6%
  • Butcher (master)
    6%
  • Clerkretired
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    66%
  • Clerk
    5%
  • House Wife
    5%
  • Licencee
    5%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Mendez Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 137,000 census records available for the last name Mendez. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mendez 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 56,000 immigration records available for the last name Mendez. 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 Mendez. For the veterans among your Mendez ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Mendez Life Expectancy

What is the average Mendez lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Mendez life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Mendez in 1944 was 35, and 67 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mendez

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