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Commander Name Meaning

English: from Middle English comander, comando(u)r ‘leader’, ‘ruler’, probably applied as a nickname, although Reaney suggests that the term, derived from Old French comandeor, also denoted the officer in charge of a commandery, for example of the Knights Templars, and in this sense it would have been an occupational or status name. Americanized spelling of German Kommander, a name of uncertain origin. Brechenmacher suggests that it may be a Classicized form of Hoffmann.

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


Similar surnames: Mander, Comer, Callander, Bolander, Manger, Sommer, Colmer, Sealander

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Commander Family Origin

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Commander Family Occupations

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  • Carpenter

    33%
  • Gilder

    33%
  • Printer

    33%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Commander family was Printer. The most common Commander occupation in Canada was Carpenter. 33% of Commander's were Carpenters. Carpenter and Gilder were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Commander.

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