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Mendes Family History

Mendes Name Meaning
Portuguese: patronymic from the personal name Mendo, a reduced form of Menendo (see Menendez).

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

634,444 Historical Documents with Mendes on Ancestry.com
553,204 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
4,047 Military Records
10,680 Immigration Records
30,707 Census and Voter Lists
35,806 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Mendes Families

  • Number of Mendes families
     44 - 85
     15 - 43
     1 - 14
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Mendes families
     14 - 25
     5 - 13
     1 - 4
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Mendes last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Mendes census records

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Mendes Family Origin

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The information for this chart came from the U.S. Immigration Collection at Ancestry.com. You can find out where the majority of the Mendes families were living before they immigrated to the U.S and learn where to focus your search for foreign records.

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Mendes Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Mendes families immigrated to the United States. You can focus your search to immigration records dating from that era.

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival and destination.

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Average Life Expectancy for Mendes

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family.

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Mendes Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Mendes census records

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Mendes Civil War Service Records

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