Family History and Genealogy Resources by Surname

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

Mendez Last Name Meaning
Search the FREE Ancestry.com Name Dictionary.




There is more to Mendez family history than the origin of your surname:

Start your Genealogy to find your personal Mendez family ancestry. It's easy to get started. Just begin your family tree with what you already know. Learn More.




A Mendez Family History Thought:

'Every man is a quotation of all his ancestors' -- Ralph Waldo Emerson




To find additional surnames, choose the first letter of surname:
A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z