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Sandilands Family History

Sandilands Name Meaning

apparently from Sandilands in Carmichael (Lanarks) from early Scots or English sandy + land + -s but the surname seems to be on record before the place-name. see Sandelands .

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

Similar surnames: Sandland, Handeland, Santillanes, Sunderland, Sandman, Madland

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Where is the Sandilands family from?

You can see how Sandilands families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Sandilands family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Sandilands families were found in and Scotland in 1841. In 1880 there were 9 Sandilands families living in Iowa. This was about 90% of all the recorded Sandilands's in USA. Iowa had the highest population of Sandilands families in 1880.
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What did your Sandilands ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Bookkeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Sandilands. 50% of Sandilands men worked as a Laborer and 100% of Sandilands women worked as a Bookkeeper. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
  • Painter

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Bookkeeper
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Passenger Lists

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There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Sandilands. For the veterans among your Sandilands ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Sandilands lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Sandilands life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1995, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Sandilands in 1963 was 82, and 63 in 2004.

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