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Mennella Name Meaning

Italian (southern): from a pet form of Menna .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Minnella, Minella, Mainella, Mendillo, Mannella, Pennella, Cannella

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Where is the Mennella family from?

You can see how Mennella families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Mennella family name was found in the USA between 1880 and 1920. The most Mennella families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there was 1 Mennella family living in New York. This was 100% of all the recorded Mennella's in USA. New York had the highest population of Mennella families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Mennella surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Mennella ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Clerk and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Mennella. 17% of Mennella men worked as a Clerk and 34% of Mennella women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Mennella were Proprietor and Machine Operator. .

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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

  • Clerk
  • Longshoreman
  • Salesman
  • Proprietor

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
  • Clerk
  • Dressmaker
  • Machine Operator
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Mennella. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mennella 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Mennella. 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 386 military records available for the last name Mennella. For the veterans among your Mennella ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Mennella lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Mennella life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1968. The average life expectancy for Mennella in 1952 was 49, and 77 in 2004.

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