Mendelsohn Family History

14-Day Free Trial

GET STARTED

Mendelsohn Name Meaning

Jewish: variant of Mendelson.

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


Similar surnames: Mendelson, Gendelman, Engelsman, Mendel, Michelson, Fenderson

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Mendelsohn Family Origin

Where is the Mendelsohn family from?

Mendelsohn Family Occupations

What did your Mendelsohn ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Tailor, Peddler and Merchant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mendelsohn. The most common Mendelsohn occupation in the USA was Tailor. 16% of Mendelsohn's were Tailors. A less common occupation for the Mendelsohn family was Bookbinder.

View Census data for Mendelsohn | Data not to scale

  • Tailor

    16%
  • Peddler

    9%
  • Merchant

    6%
  • Bookbinder

    3%

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

Mendelsohn Historical Records

What Mendelsohn family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Mendelsohn. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mendelsohn census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Mendelsohn

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Mendelsohn. 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.

View all Mendelsohn immigration records

Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Mendelsohn. For the veterans among your Mendelsohn ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

View all Mendelsohn military records

You've only scratched the surface of Mendelsohn family history.

Mendelsohn Life Expectancy

What is the average Mendelsohn lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Mendelsohn life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Mendelsohn in 1950 was 42, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mendelsohn

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mendelsohn ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

Famous Mendelsohn Family

Is anyone famous hiding in your tree?

Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Look up another name