Mentel Family History

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Mentel Name Meaning

from a pet form of a short form of a personal name formed with Germanic magin ‘strength’, ‘might’ (see Mente 1). metonymic occupational name for a rag-and-bone collector, from Mäntel ‘overcoat’.

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


Similar surnames: Mente, Mengel, Menzel, Wendel, Mantel, Dentel, Montes, Rengel, Engel

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Mentel Family Origin

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Mentel Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    16%
  • Grocer

    8%
  • Bookbinder

    4%
  • Cabinet Maker

    4%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Mentel family was Cabinet Maker. The most common Mentel occupation in the USA was Farmer. 16% of Mentel's were Farmers. Farmer, Grocer and Bookbinder were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mentel.

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Mentel Historical Records

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Mentel Life Expectancy

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