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Shands Name Meaning

Variant of Scottish Shand, formed with the English patronymic ending -s. Perhaps an Anglicized spelling of German Schantz.

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

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Shands Family Origin

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Shands Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    38%
  • Laborer

    11%
  • Farm Laborer

    7%
  • Farming

    7%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Shands family was Farming. The most common Shands occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Shands's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Shands.

Source: Census data for Shands | Data not to scale

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Shands Life Expectancy

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