Sandness Family History

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Sandness Name Meaning

Respelling of Norwegian Sandnes, a habitational name from any of fifty or more farmsteads all over Norway, so named from Old Norse Sandnes, a compound of sand ‘sand’, ‘sandy plain’, ‘beach’ + nes ‘headland’, ‘promontory’.

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

Similar surnames: Sander, Fadness, Langness, Fodness, Barsness, Garness, Wangsness

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Sandness Family Origin

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Sandness Family Occupations

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Sandness Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Sandness. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sandness 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 268 immigration records available for the last name Sandness. 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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There are 154 military records available for the last name Sandness. For the veterans among your Sandness ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Sandness Life Expectancy

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Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Sandness life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1972. The average life expectancy for Sandness in 1949 was 72, and 66 in 2004.

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