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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

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  • Farmer

    39%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Carpenter

    3%

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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Sanderson Life Expectancy

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