Zanders Family History

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Zanders Name Meaning

North German: variant spelling of Sanders.

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


Similar surnames: Zander, Sanders, Xanders, Gander, Zeiders, Maners, Wander, Enders

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Zanders Family Origin

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Zanders Family Occupations

What did your Zanders ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Zanders family was Keeping House. Farmer, Laborer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Zanders. The most common Zanders occupation in the USA was Farmer. 41% of Zanders's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    41%
  • Laborer

    15%
  • Farm Laborer

    8%
  • Keeping House

    5%

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

Zanders Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Zanders. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Zanders 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Zanders. 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 Zanders. For the veterans among your Zanders ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Zanders Life Expectancy

What is the average Zanders lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Zanders life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1970. The average life expectancy for Zanders in 1954 was 55, and 66 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Zanders

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Zanders 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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