Xander Family History

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Xander Name Meaning

German: from a short form of the personal name Alexander.

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

Similar surnames: Sander, Ander, Lander, Mander, Wander, Zander, Gander, Kinder, Bandel

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Xander Family Origin

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Xander Family Occupations

What did your Xander ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Post Fence Maker and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Xander. A less common occupation for the Xander family was Liquor Dealer. The most common Xander occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Xander's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Post Fence Maker

  • Farm Laborer

  • Liquor Dealer


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

Xander Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Xander. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Xander 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 162 immigration records available for the last name Xander. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Xander. For the veterans among your Xander ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Xander Life Expectancy

What is the average Xander lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Xander life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1986, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Xander in 1945 was 40, and 93 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Xander

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Xander 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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