Sandman Family History

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Sandman Name Meaning

Dutch: variant of Van den Zande (see Sand 2). Dutch: occupational name for someone who transported or sold sand, from zand ‘sand’ + man ‘man’. Swedish: from sand ‘sand’ + man ‘man’. Americanized spelling of German Sandmann.

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

Similar surnames: Sandmann, Waldman, Sundman, Hardman, Lindman, Sanden, Salman, Sanda

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Sandman Family Origin

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Sandman Family Occupations

What did your Sandman ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Sandman occupation in the USA was Farmer. 16% of Sandman's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sandman. A less common occupation for the Sandman family was Shoe Maker.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Shoe Maker


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

Sandman Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 9,000 census records available for the last name Sandman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sandman 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Sandman. 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 Sandman. For the veterans among your Sandman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Sandman Life Expectancy

What is the average Sandman lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Sandman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Sandman in 1951 was 60, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sandman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sandman 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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