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Mendoza Family History

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

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1,125,059 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
12,273 Military Records
45,854 Immigration Records
125,515 Census and Voter Lists
160,781 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Mendoza Families

  • Number of Mendoza families
     180 - 357
     61 - 179
     1 - 60
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Mendoza families
     83 - 163
     28 - 82
     1 - 27
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Mendoza last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Mendoza Family Origin

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Mendoza Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Mendoza

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Mendoza Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Mendoza census records

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Mendoza Civil War Service Records

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