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What if you had a window into the history of your family? With historical records, you do. From home life to career, records help bring your relatives' experiences into focus. There were 16 people named Mendeza in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 500% more people named Mendeza in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 96 people named Mendeza were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • Although 26% were female, the most common name for males was Andres
  • 88%, or 15 people, lived in homes they rented
  • 17% of adults were unmarried
  • 12% owned their homes, valued on average at $625

Learn where they came from and where they went.

As Mendeza families continued to grow, they left more tracks on the map:

  • 44% were first-generation Americans
  • 9 were born in foreign countries
  • Most mothers originated from Mexico
  • 56% were born in foreign countries