Shelander Family History

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Shelander Name Meaning

Altered spelling of Dutch Schellander, itself an adaptation of the French surname Chalandre, a nickname for a lively, cheerful person or someone fond of singing, from Old French c(h)alandre ‘lark’, ‘skylark’.

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


Similar surnames: Sealander, Sander, Shelden, Lander, Helander, Bolander, Glander

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Shelander Family Origin

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Shelander Family Occupations

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  • Tanner

    100%

In 1880, the most common Shelander occupation in the USA was Tanner. 100% of Shelander's were Tanners.

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Shelander Historical Records

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Shelander Life Expectancy

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Famous Shelander Family

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Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)

Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
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