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Menden Name Meaning

German: habitational name from any of several places so named in the Rhineland.

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


Similar surnames: Minden, Mende, Munden, Welden, Hedden, Weiden, Marden, Mander, Linden

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Menden Family Origin

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Menden Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    43%
  • Butcher

    14%
  • Coal Merchant

    14%
  • Keeper Of Boarding House

    14%

In 1880, the most common Menden occupation in the USA was Farmer. 43% of Menden's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Menden family was Keeper Of Boarding House. Farmer, Butcher and Coal Merchant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Menden.

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Menden Life Expectancy

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