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Sander Name Meaning

English, Scottish, Dutch, German, and Swedish: from the personal name Sander, a reduced form of Alexander. German: topographic name for someone who lived on sandy soil, from Sand 1 + -er, suffix denoting an inhabitant. Norwegian: habitational name from any of seven farmsteads so named in southeastern Norway, from the indefinite plural form of Old Norse sandr ‘sand’, ‘sandy plain’, ‘beach’.

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

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Sander Family Origin

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Sander Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    30%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Keeping House

    4%
  • Carpenter

    3%

In 1880, the most common Sander occupation in the USA was Farmer. 30% of Sander's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Sander family was Carpenter. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sander.

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Sander Life Expectancy

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