Sandy Name Meaning

habitational name from a place in Bedfordshire, so named from Old English sand ‘sand’ + eg ‘island’, ‘dry land in a fen or marsh’. from the Old Norse personal name Sand(i), a short form of the various compound names with the first element sandr ‘sand’.

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


Similar surnames: Sando, Sand, Sande, Gandy, Sander, Sanda, Canby, Andy, Sands, Saxby

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Sandy Family Origin

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Sandy Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Laborer

    13%
  • Farming

    4%
  • Keeping House

    4%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Sandy family was Keeping House. Farmer, Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sandy. The most common Sandy occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Sandy's were Farmers.

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Sandy Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1947 and 2004, Sandy life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Sandy in 1947 was 55, and 72 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sandy

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