Ander Name Meaning

German: from the Germanic personal name, Andahari, composed of Old Norse andi (Old High German ando ‘breath’) or anti ‘end’, ‘point’ + hari ‘army’. Scandinavian: perhaps an American short form of the Swedish surname Andersson or Danish Andersen. Slovak: derivative of the personal name Andreas.

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

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Ander Family Origin

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Ander Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    22%
  • Laborer

    22%
  • Basket Maker

    6%
  • Blacksmith

    6%

In 1880, the most common Ander occupation in the USA was Farmer. 22% of Ander's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Ander family was Blacksmith. Farmer, Laborer and Basket Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ander.

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Between 1940 and 2004, Ander life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1963, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Ander in 1940 was 43, and 72 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ander

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