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Mendler Name Meaning

German: occupational name for a maker of coats from an agent derivative of Middle High German mantel mandel mendel ‘coat’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Mandler, Bendler, Fendler, Tendler, Wendler, Hendler, Bandler

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Where is the Mendler family from?

You can see how Mendler families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Mendler family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Scotland between 1871 and 1920. The most Mendler families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 26 Mendler families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 72% of all the recorded Mendler's in USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Mendler families in 1880.
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What did your Mendler ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Clerk and Sales Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Mendler. 28% of Mendler men worked as a Clerk and 100% of Mendler women worked as a Sales Clerk. .

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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

  • Clerk
    28%
  • Salesman
    28%
  • Carpenter
    28%
  • Laborer
    19%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Sales Clerk
    100%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Mendler. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mendler census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 516 immigration records available for the last name Mendler. 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 825 military records available for the last name Mendler. For the veterans among your Mendler ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Mendler lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Mendler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Mendler in 1955 was 51, and 86 in 2004.

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