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Sanda Family History

Sanda Name Meaning

Hungarian: nickname from sandal ‘half-blind’. Americanized form of Hungarian Szanda: habitational name from a place so called. Japanese: written 三田 ‘three rice paddies’. An alternative reading of the name is Mita .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Sada, Landa, Kanda, Sando, Banda, Anda, Sandy, Handa, Santa, Sandau

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Where is the Sanda family from?

You can see how Sanda families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Sanda family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1861 and 1920. The most Sanda families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 9 Sanda families living in Illinois. This was about 36% of all the recorded Sanda's in USA. Illinois had the highest population of Sanda families in 1880.
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What did your Sanda ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Sanda. 25% of Sanda men worked as a Laborer and 14% of Sanda women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Sanda were Manager and Maid. .

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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
  • Farmer
  • Salesman
  • Manager

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Clerk
  • Teacher
  • Bookkeeper
  • Maid
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Census Records

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Sanda. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sanda 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 Sanda. 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 562 military records available for the last name Sanda. For the veterans among your Sanda ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Sanda lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Sanda life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1992, and highest in 1977. The average life expectancy for Sanda in 1951 was 46, and 86 in 2004.

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