Pendelton Family History

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Pendelton Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Pendleton.

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

Similar surnames: Pendleton, Enderson, Pendell, Penniston, Egleston, Pendexter

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Pendelton Family Origin

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Pendelton Family Occupations

What did your Pendelton ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Pendelton family was Farm Laborer. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Pendelton. The most common Pendelton occupation in the USA was Farmer. 27% of Pendelton's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Carpenter

  • Farm Laborer


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Pendelton Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Pendelton. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Pendelton 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 317 immigration records available for the last name Pendelton. 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 552 military records available for the last name Pendelton. For the veterans among your Pendelton ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Pendelton Life Expectancy

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Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Pendelton life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1980, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Pendelton in 1952 was 37, and 64 in 2004.

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