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Bendle Name Meaning

English: variant of Bendall or Benthall . In some cases an altered form of German Bendel .

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


Similar surnames: Bentle, Kendle, Wendle, Bendell, Beedle, Brendle, Biddle, Keadle

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Where is the Bendle family from?

You can see how Bendle families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Bendle family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Bendle families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1840 there were 4 Bendle families living in Ohio. This was about 40% of all the recorded Bendle's in USA. Ohio had the highest population of Bendle families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Bendle surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Bendle ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Bendle. 33% of Bendle men worked as a Laborer and 31% of Bendle women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Bendle were Owner 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.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    33%
  • Salesman
    15%
  • Farmer
    15%
  • Owner
    9%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
    31%
  • Teacher
    24%
  • Stenographer
    16%
  • Operator
    16%
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Census Records

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Bendle. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bendle 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 770 immigration records available for the last name Bendle. 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 616 military records available for the last name Bendle. For the veterans among your Bendle ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Bendle lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Bendle life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1965, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Bendle in 1961 was 60, and 89 in 2004.

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