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Mandala Name Meaning

Italian (Sicily; Mandalà):: occupational name for a seller of scarves from Greek mandilas from mandilion ‘scarf handkerchief’ from Latin mantele mantilium. altered form of Mannalà a name of Arabic origin derived from mann Allāh ‘grace of Allāh’. The surname is characteristic of the Palermo region and eastern Sicily.

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


Similar surnames: Mandile, Mandel, Vadala, Sandal, Manella, Marsala, Rantala, Mangal

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Where is the Mandala family from?

You can see how Mandala families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Mandala family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1891 and 1920. The most Mandala families were found in USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 5 Mandala families living in New York. This was about 12% of all the recorded Mandala's in USA. New York had the highest population of Mandala families in 1920.
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What did your Mandala ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Waitress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Mandala. 35% of Mandala men worked as a Laborer and 100% of Mandala women worked as a Waitress. .

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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
    35%
  • Proprietor
    15%
  • Salesman
    10%
  • Freight Handler
    10%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Waitress
    100%
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Census Records

There are 934 census records available for the last name Mandala. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mandala 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 711 immigration records available for the last name Mandala. 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 174 military records available for the last name Mandala. For the veterans among your Mandala ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Mandala lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Mandala life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 1973. The average life expectancy for Mandala in 1949 was 42, and 68 in 2004.

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