Sandvig Family History

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Sandvig Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from any of numerous farmsteads so named all over Norway, from Old Norse as Sandvík, a compound of sand ‘sand’, ‘sandy plain’, ‘beach’ + vík ‘bay’, ‘inlet’.

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

Similar surnames: Sandvik, Sander, Sando, Lindvig, Sandy, Sandberg, Stavig, Sandridge

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Sandvig Family Origin

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Sandvig Family Occupations

What did your Sandvig ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Sandvig occupation in the USA was Farmer. 75% of Sandvig's were Farmers. Farmer and Farming were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Sandvig.

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  • Farmer

  • Farming


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

Sandvig Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Sandvig. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sandvig 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 649 immigration records available for the last name Sandvig. 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 675 military records available for the last name Sandvig. For the veterans among your Sandvig ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Sandvig Life Expectancy

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Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Sandvig life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Sandvig in 1960 was 52, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sandvig

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sandvig 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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