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Mendelson Family History

Mendelson Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic): patronymic from the Yiddish personal name Mendl. See Mendel .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Engelson, Michelson, Meyerson, Mendel, Benenson, Henderson, Enderson

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Where is the Mendelson family from?

You can see how Mendelson families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Mendelson family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Mendelson families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 17 Mendelson families living in Northumberland. This was about 39% of all the recorded Mendelson's in United Kingdom. Northumberland had the highest population of Mendelson families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Mendelson surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Mendelson ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Commercial Traveller and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the United Kingdom named Mendelson. 34% of Mendelson men worked as a Commercial Traveller and 95% of Mendelson women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Mendelson were Traveller (linens) and Tailoress. .

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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 1939

  • Commercial Traveller
    34%
  • Furniture Manager Sa
    17%
  • Shop Manager
    17%
  • Traveller (linens)
    17%

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    95%
  • Tailoress
    6%
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Census Records

There are 14,000 census records available for the last name Mendelson. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mendelson 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 5,000 immigration records available for the last name Mendelson. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Mendelson. For the veterans among your Mendelson ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Mendelson lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Mendelson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Mendelson in 1951 was 59, and 83 in 2004.

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