Middendorf Family History

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Middendorf Name Meaning

German: topographic name from the residence of an inhabitant ‘in the middle of the village’, from Middle Low German midde, Middle High German mitte ‘midst’ (adjective) + Middle Low German dorp, Middle High German dorf ‘village’.

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


Similar surnames: Mittendorf, Hilgendorf, Indorf, Medendorp, Heckendorf, Ridenour

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Middendorf Family Origin

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Middendorf Family Occupations

What did your Middendorf ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Grocer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Middendorf. A less common occupation for the Middendorf family was Blacksmith. The most common Middendorf occupation in the USA was Farmer. 27% of Middendorf's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    27%
  • Laborer

    10%
  • Grocer

    8%
  • Blacksmith

    4%

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

Middendorf Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Middendorf Life Expectancy

What is the average Middendorf lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Middendorf life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1981. The average life expectancy for Middendorf in 1949 was 60, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Middendorf

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Middendorf 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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