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Anders Family History

Anders Name Meaning
German and Scottish: from the personal name Anders, vernacular form of Andreas. The German name is also found in Poland and has yielded a family name in Czech (Anderš).

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

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131,312 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
12,890 Military Records
8,556 Immigration Records
56,340 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Anders Families

  • Number of Anders families
     73 - 143
     25 - 72
     1 - 24
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Anders families
     217 - 431
     73 - 216
     1 - 72
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Anders families
     3 - 2
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Anders Family Origin

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Anders Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Anders

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Anders Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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Anders Civil War Service Records

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