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Sainsbury Family History

Sainsbury Name Meaning
English: habitational name from Saintbury in Gloucestershire, recorded in the 12th century as Seynesbury. The place name is probably from the genitive case of the Old English personal name S?wine (composed of the elements s? ‘sea’ + wine ‘friend’) + Old English burh ‘castle’, ‘fortified town’.

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

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43,501 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
2,326 Military Records
4,382 Immigration Records
36,076 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Sainsbury Families

  • Number of Sainsbury families
     7 - 11
     3 - 6
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Sainsbury families
     184 - 365
     62 - 183
     1 - 61
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Sainsbury families
     2 - 1
     2 - 1
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Sainsbury Family Origin

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Sainsbury Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Sainsbury

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Sainsbury Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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Sainsbury Civil War Service Records

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