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Sanderson Name Meaning

Scottish and English: patronymic from the personal name Sander (see Alexander).

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


Similar surnames: Saunderson, Anderson, Randerson, Saunders, Henderson, Manderson

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Sanderson Family Origin

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Sanderson Family Occupations

What did your Sanderson ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Sanderson occupation in the USA was Farmer. 39% of Sanderson's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Sanderson family was Carpenter. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sanderson.

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  • Farmer

    39%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Carpenter

    3%

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Sanderson Historical Records

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Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Sanderson ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

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Sanderson Life Expectancy

What is the average Sanderson lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, Sanderson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Sanderson in 1942 was 52, and 75 in 2004.

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United States

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sanderson 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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