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Anders Name Meaning

German and Scottish: from the personal name Anders, vernacular form of Andreas. The German name is also found in Poland and has yielded a family name in Czech (Anderš).

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


Similar surnames: Enders, Ander, Andreas, Alders, Andert, Lander, Andera, Sander, Andre

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Anders Family Origin

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Anders Family Occupations

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In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the CA named Anders. 60% of Anders men worked as a Farmer

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
    60%
  • Laborer
    15%
  • Labourer
    9%
  • Miner
    6%

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

Anders Historical Records

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Census Record

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Passenger List

There are 9,000 immigration records available for the last name Anders. 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.

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Draft Card

There are 14,000 military records available for the last name Anders. For the veterans among your Anders ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Anders Life Expectancy

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Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Anders life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Anders in 1940 was 42, and 74 in 2004.

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