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Ando Name Meaning

Japanese (Andō): variously written originally with characters 安東 meaning ‘peaceful east’ or ‘pacify the east’. The majority of bearers of this name now use the characters 安藤 meaning ‘peaceful wisteria’. A branch of the Abe family bears the name in eastern Japan. Hungarian (Andó): from a pet form of the personal name András Hungarian form of Andreas .

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

Similar surnames: Sando, Anda, Lando, Bando, Ondo, Endo, Andy, Anno, Kano, Rando

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Where is the Ando family from?

You can see how Ando families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Ando family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Ando families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 2 Ando families living in British Columbia. This was about 67% of all the recorded Ando's in Canada. British Columbia had the highest population of Ando families in 1911.
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What did your Ando ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Fisherman was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Ando. 100% of Ando men worked as a Fisherman. .

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

Top Male Occupations In 1921

  • Fisherman
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Ando. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ando census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Ando. 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 Cards

There are 752 military records available for the last name Ando. For the veterans among your Ando ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Ando lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Ando life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1981, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Ando in 1963 was 69, and 66 in 2004.

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