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Pendola Name Meaning

Italian (Sicily): possibly a nickname from pendolo pendola ‘leaning hanging’ or from a pet form of Pando Bando a personal name of ancient Germanic origin.

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


Similar surnames: Mendola, Pesola, Pendell, Penna, Penza, Penso, Genova, Pandolfo

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Where is the Pendola family from?

You can see how Pendola families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Pendola family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Pendola families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there was 1 Pendola family living in British Columbia. This was 100% of all the recorded Pendola's in Canada. British Columbia had the highest population of Pendola families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Pendola surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Pendola ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and New Worker were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Pendola. 50% of Pendola men worked as a Laborer and 60% of Pendola women worked as a New Worker. Some less common occupations for Americans named Pendola were Shoe Repairman and 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

  • Laborer
    50%
  • Carpenter
    17%
  • Barber
    12%
  • Shoe Repairman
    12%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • New Worker
    60%
  • Operator
    40%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Pendola. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Pendola 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 550 immigration records available for the last name Pendola. 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 276 military records available for the last name Pendola. For the veterans among your Pendola ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Pendola lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Pendola life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1980, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Pendola in 1950 was 68, and 72 in 2004.

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