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Mander Name Meaning

English: occupational name from Middle English mander maunder ‘basket-maker’ a derivative of Middle English mande maunde ‘basket’. Compare Mand . German: habitational name from any of the places called Mandern in Hesse and the Rhineland. Indian (Punjab): Sikh (Dogar Jat) name of unexplained etymology based on the names of clans in these communities.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Gander, Mandel, Wander, Manger, Manser, Lander, Mader, Manier

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Where is the Mander family from?

You can see how Mander families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Mander family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Mander families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1911 there were 42 Mander families living in Ontario. This was about 57% of all the recorded Mander's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Mander families in 1911.
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What did your Mander ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Mander. 56% of Mander men worked as a Farmer. .

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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

  • Farmer
  • Agent
  • Conductor
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There are 25,000 census records available for the last name Mander. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mander 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Mander. 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 25,000 military records available for the last name Mander. For the veterans among your Mander ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Mander lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Mander life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1970. The average life expectancy for Mander in 1943 was 41, and 80 in 2004.

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