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Sandor Name Meaning

Hungarian (Sándor) and Jewish (from Hungary): from the personal name Sándor, Hungarian form of Alexander.

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


Similar surnames: Santor, Sander, Landor, Sandow, Ando, Sender, Sand, Sandri, Kaldor

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Where is the Sandor family from?

You can see how Sandor families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Sandor family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1871 and 1920. The most Sandor families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 9 Sandor families living in Iowa. This was about 39% of all the recorded Sandor's in the USA. Iowa had the highest population of Sandor families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Sandor surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Sandor ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Sandor. 33% of Sandor men worked as a Laborer and 15% of Sandor women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Sandor were Carpenter and Machine Operator.

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    33%
  • Farmer
    7%
  • Salesman
    6%
  • Carpenter
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
    15%
  • Maid
    10%
  • Secretary
    10%
  • Machine Operator
    10%
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Census Records

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Sandor. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sandor census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 5,000 immigration records available for the last name Sandor. 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 Cards

There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Sandor. For the veterans among your Sandor ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Sandor lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Sandor life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Sandor in 1951 was 39, and 77 in 2004.

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