Sealander Family History

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Sealander Name Meaning

German: altered spelling of German Seeländer, a status name from Middle High German sellant, sallant ‘manor’ for the person upon whom the manor was bestowed. Compare Saal 1. German: habitational and topographic name for a person from a place named Seeland in Schleswig-Holstein or from the Danish island so named. Americanized spelling of Swedish Sjölander, an ornamental name from sjö ‘sea’ + the common surname suffix -ander.

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


Similar surnames: Selander, Sjolander, Bolander, Welander, Melander, Lander, Levander

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Sealander Family Origin

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Sealander Family Occupations

What did your Sealander ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Sealander occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Sealander's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Stove Fitter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sealander. A less common occupation for the Sealander family was Works In Jeweler Shop.

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  • Farmer

    25%
  • Laborer

    25%
  • Stove Fitter

    25%
  • Works In Jeweler Shop

    25%

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

Sealander Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 828 census records available for the last name Sealander. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sealander 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 209 immigration records available for the last name Sealander. 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 154 military records available for the last name Sealander. For the veterans among your Sealander ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Sealander Life Expectancy

What is the average Sealander lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2003, in the United States, Sealander life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1973, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Sealander in 1962 was 74, and 82 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sealander

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sealander 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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