Sandholm Family History

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Sandholm Name Meaning

Swedish: ornamental name from sand ‘sand’ + holm ‘island’.

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

Similar surnames: Sundholm, Lindholm, Lundholm, Sando, Nyholm, Edholm, Sandborn

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Sandholm Family Origin

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Sandholm Family Occupations

What did your Sandholm ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Layer and Shoe Maker were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Sandholm. The most common Sandholm occupation in the USA was Layer. 50% of Sandholm's were Layers.

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  • Layer

  • Shoe Maker


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

Sandholm Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 964 census records available for the last name Sandholm. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sandholm 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 546 immigration records available for the last name Sandholm. 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 214 military records available for the last name Sandholm. For the veterans among your Sandholm ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Sandholm Life Expectancy

What is the average Sandholm lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Sandholm life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1972. The average life expectancy for Sandholm in 1957 was 56, and 78 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sandholm 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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