Mendelson Family History

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Mendelson Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic): patronymic from the Yiddish personal name Mendel.

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


Similar surnames: Engelson, Michelson, Meyerson, Mendel, Benenson, Henderson, Enderson

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Mendelson Family Origin

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Mendelson Family Occupations

What did your Mendelson ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Mendelson family was Boot & Shoe Store. Tailor, Huckster and Merchant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mendelson. The most common Mendelson occupation in the USA was Tailor. 10% of Mendelson's were Tailors.

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  • Tailor

    10%
  • Huckster

    7%
  • Merchant

    7%
  • Boot & Shoe Store

    3%

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

Mendelson Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Mendelson. 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 Card

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

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Mendelson Life Expectancy

What is the average Mendelson lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Mendelson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Mendelson in 1951 was 59, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mendelson

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mendelson 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.

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