Sandel Family History
Sandel Name Meaning
German: habitational name from a place near Jever called Sandel, or a reduced form of Alexander. Swedish: ornamental name from sandel ‘sandalwood’ or ‘sandal oil’. Alternatively, it may be an ornamental name from sand ‘sand’ + the adjectival suffix -el, a derivative of Latin -elius. Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): ornamental name from German Sandel ‘sandalwood’ (see Sandal 3). French: from a diminutive of Sand.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press