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Mendez Surname Origin

(Galician) : patronymic from the personal name Mendo - son of Mendo, a shortened form of Menendo which means wisdom and knowledge.

Source: American Surnames. ; Smith, Elsdon C; Genealogical Publishing Company, 1997.

Mendez  Surname Meaning and Family Facts

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A Mendez Family History Thought:

'He who has no knaves, fools, or beggars in his family was begot by a flash of lightening.' --Old English Proverb

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