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Sande Family History

Sande Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from any of forty or more farmsteads so named, especially on the west coast, from the dative case of Old Norse sandr ‘sand’, ‘sandy plain’, ‘beach’. German: variant of Sand.

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


Similar surnames: Sander, Sando, Sanden, Sand, Sandy, Sunde, Lande, Tande, Sandel

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Where is the Sande family from?

You can see how Sande families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Sande family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Sande families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 32 Sande families living in Ontario. This was about 57% of all the recorded Sande's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Sande families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Sande surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Sande ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the CA named Sande. 82% of Sande 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
    82%
  • Labourer
    10%
  • Laborer
    10%
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Census Records

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Sande. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sande 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 Sande. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Sande. For the veterans among your Sande ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Sande lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Sande life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Sande in 1943 was 39, and 87 in 2004.

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