Mendoza Family History

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Mendoza Name Meaning

Basque: habitational name from several places in the provinces of Arava and Biscay called Mendoza, named with Basque mendi ‘mountain’ + otz ‘cold’ + the definite article -a.

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


Similar surnames: Mendiola, Mendola, Amendola, Mendosa, Bedoya, Mondor, Hendon, Endorf

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Mendoza Family Origin

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Mendoza Family Occupations

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  • Laborer

    18%
  • Farmer

    10%
  • Miner

    8%
  • Cigar Maker

    7%

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In 1880, Laborer, Farmer and Miner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mendoza. The most common Mendoza occupation in the USA was Laborer. 18% of Mendoza's were Laborers. A less common occupation for the Mendoza family was Cigar Maker.

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Mendoza Life Expectancy

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