Sjolander Family History

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Sjolander Name Meaning

Swedish (Sjölander): ornamental name composed of the elements sjö ‘sea’ + land ‘land’ + the suffix -er. The coinage may have been influenced by the common surname suffix -ander, derived from Greek aner ‘man’, genitive andros.

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


Similar surnames: Molander, Selander, Bolander, Sealander, Englander, Melander

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Sjolander Family Origin

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Sjolander Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Blacksmith

    17%
  • Book Keeper

    17%
  • Keeps House

    17%

In 1880, Farmer, Blacksmith and Book Keeper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sjolander. The most common Sjolander occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Sjolander's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Sjolander family was Keeps House.

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Sjolander Historical Records

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Sjolander Life Expectancy

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