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Where is the Mendes family from?
You can see how Mendes families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Mendes family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1880 and 1920. The most Mendes families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 42 Mendes families living in New York. This was about 33% of all the recorded Mendes's in USA. New York had the highest population of Mendes families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Mendes surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.
In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Mendes. 39% of Mendes men worked as a Laborer and 12% of Mendes women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Mendes were Salesman and House Work. .