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Mente Name Meaning

North German: from a short form of a Germanic compound name formed with magin ‘strength’, ‘might’ as the first element, for example Meinhardt. Dutch: topographic name from Middle Dutch mente ‘(pepper)mint’. Dutch: from the female personal name Mente, a short form of Clemente, feminine form of Clemens. Hungarian: metonymic occupational name from mente ‘short coat’.

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


Similar surnames: Mentel, Mette, Mende, Montes, Mento, Mense, Menth, Menta, Jenke

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Mente Family Origin

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Mente Family Occupations

What did your Mente ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Mente family was Piano Tuner. Musician, Deals In Leaf Tobacco and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mente. The most common Mente occupation in the USA was Musician. 38% of Mente's were Musicians.

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  • Musician

    38%
  • Deals In Leaf Tobacco

    13%
  • Laborer

    13%
  • Piano Tuner

    13%

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

Mente Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Mente Life Expectancy

What is the average Mente lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Mente life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Mente in 1953 was 50, and 77 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mente 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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