Mendel Family History

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Mendel Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic): from the Yiddish personal name Mendl, a diminutive of Man (see Mann 3). South German: variant of Meindl.

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

Similar surnames: Rendel, Mandel, Hendel, Bendel, Mindel, Mengel, Wendel, Bandel

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Mendel Family Origin

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Mendel Family Occupations

What did your Mendel ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the CA named Mendel. 54% of Mendel men worked as a Farmer

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
  • Salesman
  • Marchande
  • Farmers Son

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

Mendel Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 19,000 census records available for the last name Mendel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mendel 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 9,000 immigration records available for the last name Mendel. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Mendel. For the veterans among your Mendel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Mendel Life Expectancy

What is the average Mendel lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Mendel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1941, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Mendel in 1941 was 37, and 80 in 2004.

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