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Amend Name Meaning

German: topographic name for someone living at the end of a settlement or street, from Middle High German am ende ‘at the end’.

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


Similar surnames: Abend, End, Arend, Ames, Kamen, Mead, Smead, Agena, Ament, Aven

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Amend Family Origin

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Amend Family Occupations

What did your Amend ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Amend family was Keeping House. The most common Amend occupation in the USA was Farmer. 20% of Amend's were Farmers. Farmer, Blacksmith and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Amend.

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  • Farmer

    20%
  • Blacksmith

    7%
  • Carpenter

    6%
  • Keeping House

    6%

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Amend Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Amend. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Amend 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Amend. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Amend. For the veterans among your Amend ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Amend Life Expectancy

What is the average Amend lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Amend life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Amend in 1947 was 55, and 82 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Amend 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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