Mendosa Family History

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Mendosa Name Meaning

Spanish and Portuguese (of Basque origin): variant spelling of Mendoza.

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

Similar surnames: Mendonsa, Mendoza, Munos, Reynosa, Reposa, Menor, Meeds, Mendiola

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Mendosa Family Origin

Where is the Mendosa family from?

Mendosa Family Occupations

What did your Mendosa ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Mendosa family was Farm Laborer. The most common Mendosa occupation in the USA was Laborer. 35% of Mendosa's were Laborers. Laborer, Farmer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mendosa.

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  • Laborer

  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Farm Laborer


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Mendosa ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Mendosa Historical Records

What Mendosa family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Mendosa. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mendosa 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Mendosa. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Mendosa. For the veterans among your Mendosa ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Mendosa Life Expectancy

What is the average Mendosa lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Mendosa life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1967, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Mendosa in 1963 was 74, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mendosa

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mendosa ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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