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Mindel Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic): from the Yiddish female personal name Mindl a pet form of Mine a name of similar origin to Minna.

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


Similar surnames: Minkel, Sindel, Mandel, Bindel, Mendel, Bandel, Kindel, Linde, Fidel

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Where is the Mindel family from?

You can see how Mindel families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Mindel family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Mindel families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 5 Mindel families living in Michigan. This was about 25% of all the recorded Mindel's in USA. Michigan and 1 other state had the highest population of Mindel families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Mindel surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Mindel ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Clerk and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Mindel. 14% of Mindel men worked as a Clerk and 24% of Mindel women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Mindel were Teacher and Teacher. .

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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
    14%
  • Junk Dealer
    12%
  • Manager
    12%
  • Teacher
    9%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Clerk
    24%
  • Nurse
    16%
  • Secretary
    16%
  • Teacher
    16%
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Mindel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mindel 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Mindel. 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 445 military records available for the last name Mindel. For the veterans among your Mindel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Mindel lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Mindel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Mindel in 1954 was 50, and 78 in 2004.

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