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Mendola Name Meaning

Italian: topographic name for someone who lived by an almond tree or trees or a habitational name from any of the places called with the dialect term (a)mendola mendula ‘almond almond tree’ (see Amendola ). Compare La Mendola .

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


Similar surnames: Amendola, Lamendola, Mendiola, Mendoza, Pendola, Mendolia, Centola

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Where is the Mendola family from?

You can see how Mendola families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Mendola family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Mendola families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 2 Mendola families living in Ontario. This was 100% of all the recorded Mendola's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Mendola families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Mendola surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Mendola ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Operator were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Mendola. 41% of Mendola men worked as a Laborer and 30% of Mendola women worked as an Operator. Some less common occupations for Americans named Mendola were Clerk and Seamstress. .

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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
    41%
  • Barber
    7%
  • Proprietor
    5%
  • Clerk
    4%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Operator
    30%
  • Packer
    13%
  • New Worker
    13%
  • Seamstress
    13%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Mendola. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mendola 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Mendola. 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 592 military records available for the last name Mendola. For the veterans among your Mendola ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Mendola lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Mendola life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1971. The average life expectancy for Mendola in 1951 was 38, and 72 in 2004.

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