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Mendenhall Name Meaning

English: habitational name for someone from either of two places called Mildenhall, in Suffolk and Wiltshire. The place in Suffolk may have been named in Old English as ‘middle nook of land’, from middel + halh, or it may be of the same origin as the Wiltshire place name, ‘Milda’s nook of land’, from an unattested Old English personal name + halh. The spelling Mendenhall does not appear in English sources, and this may be a U.S. variant.

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

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Mendenhall Family Origin

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Mendenhall Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    48%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Farming

    3%
  • Laborer

    3%

In 1880, the most common Mendenhall occupation in the USA was Farmer. 48% of Mendenhall's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mendenhall. A less common occupation for the Mendenhall family was Laborer.

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Mendenhall Historical Records

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Mendenhall Life Expectancy

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