Anand Family History

14-Day Free Trial


Anand Name Meaning

Indian (Panjab, southern states): Hindu name derived from a male personal name derived from Sanskrit ananda ‘joy’. In the southern states it is only a given name, but has come to be used as a family name among South Indians in the U.S. It is also a Hindu (Khatri) and Sikh name based on the name of a clan in the Khatri community, probably derived from the name of the founder of the clan.

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

Similar surnames: Mand, Brand, Anania, Annand, Anna, Sand, Land, Abad, Awan, Eland

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Anand Family Origin

Where is the Anand family from?

Anand Family Occupations

What did your Anand ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the US named Anand.

View Census data for Anand | Data not to scale

United States shown, Canada data unavailable

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Anand Historical Records

What Anand family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 628 census records available for the last name Anand. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Anand census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1881 Canadian census records for Anand

Passenger List

There are 484 immigration records available for the last name Anand. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

View all Anand immigration records

Draft Card

There are 124 military records available for the last name Anand. For the veterans among your Anand ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

View all Anand military records

You've only scratched the surface of Anand family history.

Anand Life Expectancy

What is the average Anand lifespan?

Between 1974 and 2003, in the United States, Anand life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1982, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Anand in 1974 was 46, and 73 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Anand

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Anand 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.

Famous Anand Family Ancestors

Discover the unique achievements of ancestors in your family tree

Famous ancestors img
Look up another name

14-Day Free Trial