Sanches Family History

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Sanches Name Meaning

Portuguese: patronymic from the personal name Sancho (see Sancho). Spanish: variant of Sanchez.

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

Similar surnames: Sanchez, Sancho, Garces, Anthes, Sandles, Blanche, Manes, Matthes

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Sanches Family Origin

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Sanches Family Occupations

What did your Sanches ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Laborer, Farmer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sanches. A less common occupation for the Sanches family was Keeping House. The most common Sanches occupation in the USA was Laborer. 37% of Sanches's were Laborers.

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  • Laborer

  • Farmer

  • Farm Laborer

  • Keeping House


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Sanches ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Sanches Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 95,000 census records available for the last name Sanches. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sanches census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Sanches. 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 Card

There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Sanches. For the veterans among your Sanches ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Sanches Life Expectancy

What is the average Sanches lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Sanches life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Sanches in 1946 was 36, and 66 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sanches

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sanches ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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