Sanden Family History

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Sanden Name Meaning

Swedish (Sandén): ornamental name composed of the elements sand ‘sand’ + the common surname suffix -én, derivative of Latin -enius. Norwegian: habitational name from any of numerous farmsteads throughout Norway, so named from the definite singular form of sand ‘sand’, ‘sandy plain’, ‘beach’.

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


Similar surnames: Sander, Sandel, Sande, Landen, Sandin, Linden, Sand, Lande, Landin

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Sanden Family Origin

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Sanden Family Occupations

What did your Sanden ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Cabinet Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sanden. The most common Sanden occupation in the USA was Farmer. 48% of Sanden's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Sanden family was Carpenter.

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  • Farmer

    48%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Cabinet Maker

    4%
  • Carpenter

    4%

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

Sanden Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Sanden. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sanden 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Sanden. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Sanden. For the veterans among your Sanden ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Sanden Life Expectancy

What is the average Sanden lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Sanden life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Sanden in 1952 was 49, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sanden

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sanden 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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