Sand Family History

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Sand Name Meaning

English, Scottish, Danish, Norwegian, Swedish, German, and Jewish (Ashkenazic): topographic name for someone who lived on patch of sandy soil, from the vocabulary word sand. As a Swedish or Jewish name it was often purely ornamental. Dutch and Belgian: reduced form of Van den Sand(e), Van den Zande, a habitational name from places such as Zande in West Flanders or various minor places named with zand ‘sand’. English and Scottish: from a short form of Alexander. French: from a Germanic personal name, Sando.

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


Similar surnames: Rand, Land, Sund, Sang, Sando, Hand, Sandy, Wand, Sande, Sant

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Sand Family Origin

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Sand Family Occupations

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In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the CA named Sand. 66% of Sand men worked as a Farmer

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
    66%
  • Laborer
    19%
  • Labourer
    10%
  • Machinist
    7%

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

Sand Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 28,000 census records available for the last name Sand. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sand 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 10,000 immigration records available for the last name Sand. 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 10,000 military records available for the last name Sand. For the veterans among your Sand ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Sand Life Expectancy

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Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Sand life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Sand in 1941 was 37, and 79 in 2004.

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