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Andros Name Meaning

English: variant of Andrews . This surname is very rare in Britain. American shortened form of Greek Andronikos (see Andron ) or of any other surname based on a personal name beginning with Andr- (from andros genitive of anēr ‘man male’) e.g. Androutsos including their patronymics and other derivatives such as Andronikidis.

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


Similar surnames: Andris, Andres, Andras, Andreas, Endris, Andrea, Andrew, Andrus

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Where is the Andros family from?

You can see how Andros families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Andros family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Andros families were found in USA in 1920. In 1840 there were 8 Andros families living in Massachusetts. This was about 57% of all the recorded Andros's in USA. Massachusetts had the highest population of Andros families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Andros surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Andros ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Nurse were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Andros. 27% of Andros men worked as a Laborer and 25% of Andros women worked as a Nurse. Some less common occupations for Americans named Andros were Manager and Sales Clerk. .

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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
    27%
  • Cook
    16%
  • Waiter
    12%
  • Manager
    9%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Nurse
    25%
  • Stenographer
    25%
  • Saleslady
    17%
  • Sales Clerk
    17%
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Andros. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Andros census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Andros. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

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

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What is the average Andros lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Andros life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1994, and highest in 1979. The average life expectancy for Andros in 1962 was 58, and 81 in 2004.

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