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Sjolander Family History

Sjolander Name Meaning
Swedish (Sjölander): ornamental name composed of the elements sjö ‘sea’ + land ‘land’ + the suffix -er. The coinage may have been influenced by the common surname suffix -ander, derived from Greek aner ‘man’, genitive andros.

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

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10,080 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
178 Military Records
1,445 Immigration Records
1,231 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Sjolander Families

  • Number of Sjolander families
     6 - 9
     3 - 5
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Sjolander families
     2 - 1
     2 - 1
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Sjolander last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Sjolander Family Origin

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Sjolander Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Sjolander

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Sjolander Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Sjolander census records

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Military Service by Sjolander

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