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Where is the Saunders family from?
You can see how Saunders families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Saunders family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Saunders families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1840 there were 204 Saunders families living in Virginia. This was about 17% of all the recorded Saunders's in USA. Virginia had the highest population of Saunders families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Saunders surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.
In 1940, Laborer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Saunders. 15% of Saunders men worked as a Laborer and 11% of Saunders women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Saunders were Clerk and Stenographer. .