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Sandall Name Meaning

English:: habitational name from Sandal Magna or Kirk Sandall (Yorkshire) from Old English sand ‘sand’ + halh ‘nook corner of land’ (often referring to land in a riverbend or a hollow). from the Middle English personal name Sandolf (Old Norse Sandúlfr from sand ‘sand’ + úlfr ‘wolf’). variant of Sendall a nickname for someone who wore or sold garments of sendal a costly fabric apparently of linen or cotton from Middle English sendal sendel(le) sindal(l) sandel(le) ‘sendal’ (Old French cendal). variant of Sandell .

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

Similar surnames: Sandahl, Sandal, Siddall, Tindall, Sandell, Sundahl, Cundall, Sandel

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Where is the Sandall family from?

You can see how Sandall families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Sandall family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Sandall families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1840 there was 1 Sandall family living in New Hampshire. This was about 50% of all the recorded Sandall's in USA. New Hampshire and 1 other state had the highest population of Sandall families in 1840.
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What did your Sandall ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Sandall. 28% of Sandall men worked as a Farmer and 27% of Sandall women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Sandall were Clerk and Housekeeper. .

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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

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Farm Laborer
  • Clerk

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Teacher
  • Stenographer
  • Waitress
  • Housekeeper
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Passenger Lists

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

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What is the average Sandall lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Sandall life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Sandall in 1955 was 58, and 77 in 2004.

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