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Bendler Name Meaning

German: occupational name for a maker or seller of ribbons and cords from an agent derivative of Middle High German bendel ‘ribbon cord’ (see Bendel ).

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Bandler, Mendler, Fendler, Tendler, Hendler, Wendler, Bender, Benner

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Where is the Bendler family from?

You can see how Bendler families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Bendler family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1871 and 1920. The most Bendler families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 10 Bendler families living in Nova Scotia. This was 100% of all the recorded Bendler's in Canada. Nova Scotia had the highest population of Bendler families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Bendler surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Bendler ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Bendler. 24% of Bendler men worked as a Laborer and 18% of Bendler women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Bendler were Clerk and Practical Nurse. .

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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%
  • Salesman
    13%
  • Farmer
    13%
  • Clerk
    11%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Stenographer
    18%
  • Machine Operator
    18%
  • Laborer
    18%
  • Practical Nurse
    12%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Bendler. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bendler 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 522 immigration records available for the last name Bendler. 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 Cards

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

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What is the average Bendler lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Bendler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1966, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Bendler in 1959 was 82, and 75 in 2004.

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