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Sanderford Family History

Sanderford Name Meaning
English: probably a variant of Sandifer, although it has been suggested that it may be a habitational name from Sandford Orcas in Dorset, named with Old English sand ‘sand’ + ford ‘ford’.

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

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3,768 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
801 Military Records
54 Immigration Records
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Name Distribution of Sanderford Families

  • Number of Sanderford families
     13 - 23
     5 - 12
     1 - 4
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Sanderford families
     8 - 13
     3 - 7
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Sanderford last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Sanderford Family Origin

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Sanderford Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Sanderford

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Sanderford Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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Sanderford Civil War Service Records

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