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Sanchez Family History

Sanchez Name Meaning
Spanish (Sánchez): patronymic from the personal name Sancho.

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

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3,159,608 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
42,346 Military Records
161,851 Immigration Records
430,964 Census and Voter Lists
542,142 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Sanchez Families

  • Number of Sanchez families
     569 - 1,136
     190 - 568
     1 - 189
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Sanchez families
     5 - 7
     2 - 4
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Sanchez last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Sanchez census records

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Sanchez Family Origin

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Sanchez Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Sanchez

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Sanchez Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Sanchez census records

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Sanchez Civil War Service Records

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