Mendel Family History

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Mendel Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic): from the Yiddish personal name Mendl, a diminutive of Man (see Mann 3). South German: variant of Meindl.

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


Similar surnames: Rendel, Mandel, Hendel, Bendel, Mindel, Mengel, Wendel, Bandel

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Mendel Family Origin

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Mendel Family Occupations

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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Mendel ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

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  • Farmer

    14%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Laborer

    5%
  • Merchant

    4%

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mendel. A less common occupation for the Mendel family was Merchant. The most common Mendel occupation in the USA was Farmer. 14% of Mendel's were Farmers.

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Mendel Historical Records

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Mendel Life Expectancy

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