Sandusky Family History

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Sandusky Name Meaning

Germanized spelling of Polish Sandowski, Sedowski, habitational name from places called Sedowice, Sedowo, Sedów, in Lublin, Bydgoszcz, Piotrków, and Sieradz voivodeships.

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

Similar surnames: Sadusky, Linsky, Sadosky, Lansky, Lasky, Plansky, Sadowski, Savitsky

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Sandusky Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Sandusky name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Sandusky. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


  • Norway


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Sandusky Family Origin

Where is the Sandusky family from?

Sandusky Family Occupations

What did your Sandusky ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Sandusky family was Laborer. Farmer, Farming and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sandusky. The most common Sandusky occupation in the USA was Farmer. 52% of Sandusky's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Farming

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer


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

Sandusky Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 10,000 census records available for the last name Sandusky. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sandusky 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 543 immigration records available for the last name Sandusky. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Sandusky. For the veterans among your Sandusky ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Sandusky Life Expectancy

What is the average Sandusky lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Sandusky life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Sandusky in 1958 was 57, and 73 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sandusky 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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