Mende Name Meaning

topographic name for someone who lived on the outskirts of a village or settlement, from Middle High German am ende ‘at the end’ (see Ende). habitational name from any of various places so called in the Rhineland and Westphalia. from a short form of the personal name Menath.

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


Similar surnames: Ende, Mente, Menden, Mander, Melde, Munden, Mense, Wendel, Mele

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Mende Family Origin

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Mende Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    17%
  • At Home

    4%
  • Baker

    4%
  • Carpenter

    4%

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In 1880, the most common Mende occupation in the USA was Farmer. 17% of Mende's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Mende family was Carpenter. Farmer, At Home and Baker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mende.

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Mende Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1951 and 2004, Mende life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Mende in 1951 was 46, and 81 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mende

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