Sender Family History

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Sender Name Meaning

Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): from the Yiddish personal name Sender, a pet form of Alexander.

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

Similar surnames: Skender, Lender, Sander, Senger, Seider, Ender, Bender, Wendel

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Sender Family Origin

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Sender Family Occupations

What did your Sender ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Sender occupation in the USA was Farmer. 17% of Sender's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Sender family was Clerk In Store. Farmer, Keeping House and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sender.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Carpenter

  • Clerk In Store


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

Sender Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Sender. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sender 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Sender. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Sender. For the veterans among your Sender ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Sender Life Expectancy

What is the average Sender lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Sender life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Sender in 1950 was 36, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sender

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sender 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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