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 1940, Farmer and Saleslady were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Menden. 42% of Menden men worked as a Farmer and 34% of Menden women worked as a Saleslady. Some less common occupations for Americans named Menden were Carpenter and Housewife

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    42%
  • Proprietor
    25%
  • Laborer
    17%
  • Carpenter
    17%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Saleslady
    34%
  • Waitress
    34%
  • Housewife
    34%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Menden Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 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 493 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 923 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.

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