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Mendiola Name Meaning

Basque: habitational name from any of several places named Mendiola, in Araba, Gipuzkoa, and Biscay provinces, so named from Basque mendi + the topographic suffix -ola.

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


Similar surnames: Mendoza, Mendola, Amendola, Mendieta, Mendivil, Medina, Lamendola

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Where is the Mendiola family from?

You can see how Mendiola families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Mendiola family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1880 and 1920. The most Mendiola families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 28 Mendiola families living in Texas. This was 100% of all the recorded Mendiola's in USA. Texas had the highest population of Mendiola families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Mendiola surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Mendiola ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and None were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Mendiola. 31% of Mendiola men worked as a Laborer and 70% of Mendiola women worked as a None. Some less common occupations for Americans named Mendiola were None and Seamstress. .

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

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    31%
  • Farmer
    23%
  • Carpenter
    9%
  • None
    6%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • None
    70%
  • Laundress
    16%
  • Servant
    5%
  • Seamstress
    4%
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Mendiola. 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 Cards

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Mendiola. For the veterans among your Mendiola ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Mendiola lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Mendiola life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 1966. The average life expectancy for Mendiola in 1942 was 36, and 67 in 2004.

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