Flanders Family History

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Flanders Name Meaning

English: ethnic name for someone from Flanders. Compare Fleming.

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


Similar surnames: Flinders, Lander, Mander, Flathers, Olander, Sander, Landeros

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Flanders Family Origin

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Flanders Family Occupations

What did your Flanders ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Flanders family was Engineer. The most common Flanders occupation in Canada was Farmer. 43% of Flanders's were Farmers. Farmer, Farmer Son and School were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Flanders.

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  • Farmer

    43%
  • Farmer Son

    7%
  • School

    7%
  • Engineer

    5%

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

Flanders Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Flanders. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Flanders 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 Flanders. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Flanders. For the veterans among your Flanders ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Flanders Life Expectancy

What is the average Flanders lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Flanders life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Flanders in 1942 was 36, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Flanders

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Flanders 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 Flanders Family

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Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
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Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
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