Menden Family History

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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

What did your Menden ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer

    43%
  • Butcher

    14%
  • Coal Merchant

    14%
  • Keeper Of Boarding House

    14%

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

Menden Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Menden. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Menden 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 Menden. 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 Menden. For the veterans among your Menden ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Menden Life Expectancy

What is the average Menden lifespan?

Between 1966 and 2004, in the United States, Menden life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 1970. The average life expectancy for Menden in 1966 was 68, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Menden

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Menden 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 Menden Family

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John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
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