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Sando Name Meaning

Norwegian (Sandø): older form of Sandøy, a habitational name from any of about fifteen farmsteads so named, from Old Norse Sandey, a compound of sand ‘sand’ + ey ‘island’. Swedish (Sandö): ornamental adoption of 1. Japanese: it is unclear whether instances of this name in America are Sando, usually written with characters meaning ‘three doors’, or Sando, written with various characters, possible meanings being ‘three wisteria’ or ‘east of the mountains’. None of these are common in Japan.

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

Similar surnames: Sandy, Sand, Ando, Sande, Bando, Sano, Sanda, Sanzo, Lando, Lande

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Sando Family Origin

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Sando Family Occupations

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In 1880, the most common Sando occupation in the USA was Farmer. 45% of Sando's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sando. A less common occupation for the Sando family was Engineer.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Blacksmith

  • Engineer


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Sando Historical Records

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Census Record

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Passenger List

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Sando. 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 850 military records available for the last name Sando. For the veterans among your Sando ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Sando Life Expectancy

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Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Sando life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1969. The average life expectancy for Sando in 1945 was 31, and 83 in 2004.

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