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Sanes Family History

Sanes Name Meaning

Catalan (Sanès): variant of the Catalan habitational name Senès ‘Sienese’, ‘from Siena (in Italy)’. Catalan (Sanés): variant of the Catalan habitational name Seners, a town in northern Catalonia.

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


Similar surnames: Sales, Sans, Banes, Manes, Sands, Eanes, Danis, Danes, Janes, Naves

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Where is the Sanes family from?

You can see how Sanes families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Sanes family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Sanes families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1840 there was 1 Sanes family living in Tennessee. This was 100% of all the recorded Sanes's in the USA. Tennessee had the highest population of Sanes families in 1840.
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What did your Sanes ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Cook were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Sanes. 32% of Sanes men worked as a Laborer and 17% of Sanes women worked as a Cook. Some less common occupations for Americans named Sanes were Owner and Teacher.

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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
    32%
  • Farmer
    14%
  • Baker
    8%
  • Owner
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Cook
    17%
  • Housewife
    17%
  • Maid
    17%
  • Teacher
    17%
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Sanes. 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 377 military records available for the last name Sanes. For the veterans among your Sanes ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Sanes lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2003, in the United States, Sanes life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1994, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Sanes in 1962 was 75, and 75 in 2003.

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