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Menold Name Meaning

German: from the personal name Mainold, composed of the Germanic elements magin ‘might’, ‘strength’ + walt ‘rule’.

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


Similar surnames: Meinhold, Honold, Mangold, Gerold, Heinold, Arnold, Reynold, Ewald

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Where is the Menold family from?

You can see how Menold families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Menold family name was found in the USA, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Menold families were found in USA in 1920. In 1841 there were 2 Menold families living in Aberdeenshire. This was 100% of all the recorded Menold's in Scotland. Aberdeenshire had the highest population of Menold families in 1841.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Menold surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Menold ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Menold. 24% of Menold men worked as a Laborer and 60% of Menold women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Menold were Operator and Sales Clerk. .

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

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    24%
  • Farmer
    20%
  • Salesman
    10%
  • Operator
    10%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Stenographer
    60%
  • Sales Clerk
    40%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Menold. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Menold census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 140 immigration records available for the last name Menold. 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 Cards

There are 245 military records available for the last name Menold. For the veterans among your Menold ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Menold lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Menold life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1966, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Menold in 1964 was 76, and 74 in 2004.

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