Mendes Family History

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Mendes Name Meaning

Portuguese: patronymic from the personal name Mendo, a reduced form of Menendo (see Menendez).

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


Similar surnames: Mendez, Mende, Menges, Vences, Mendel, Mees, Mense, Mengel, Sender

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Mendes Family Origin

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Mendes Family Occupations

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  • Laborer

    13%
  • Farmer

    8%
  • Labr

    8%
  • Cigar Mfr.

    4%

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In 1880, Laborer, Farmer and Labr were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mendes. A less common occupation for the Mendes family was Cigar Mfr.. The most common Mendes occupation in the USA was Laborer. 13% of Mendes's were Laborers.

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Mendes Historical Records

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Mendes Life Expectancy

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