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Bendele Name Meaning

German: probably from a vernacular pet form of the personal name Pantaleon (see Pantaleo ).

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


Similar surnames: Bandel, Bentle, Brendel, Wendel, Hendel, Bender, Bendel, Bendle

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Where is the Bendele family from?

You can see how Bendele families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Bendele family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Bendele families were found in USA in 1880. In 1880 there were 39 Bendele families living in Texas. This was about 78% of all the recorded Bendele's in USA. Texas had the highest population of Bendele families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Bendele surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Bendele ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Bendele. 48% of Bendele men worked as a Farmer and 50% of Bendele women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Bendele were Farm Laborer and Saleslady. .

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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.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    48%
  • Salesman
    12%
  • Laborer
    10%
  • Farm Laborer
    8%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Teacher
    50%
  • Saleslady
    50%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Bendele. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bendele 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 174 immigration records available for the last name Bendele. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 248 military records available for the last name Bendele. For the veterans among your Bendele ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Bendele lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Bendele life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Bendele in 1962 was 56, and 64 in 2004.

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