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Sanden Name Meaning

Swedish (Sandén): ornamental name composed of the elements sand ‘sand’ + the common surname suffix -én, derivative of Latin -enius. Norwegian: habitational name from any of numerous farmsteads throughout Norway, so named from the definite singular form of sand ‘sand’, ‘sandy plain’, ‘beach’.

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

Similar surnames: Sander, Sandel, Sande, Landen, Sandin, Linden, Sand, Lande, Landin

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Where is the Sanden family from?

You can see how Sanden families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Sanden family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Sanden families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 10 Sanden families living in Ontario. This was about 29% of all the recorded Sanden's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Sanden families in 1911.
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What did your Sanden ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Servant were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Sanden. 78% of Sanden men worked as a Farmer and 50% of Sanden women worked as a Servant. Some less common occupations for Americans named Sanden were Laborer and Student.

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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
  • Laborer

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Servant
  • Student
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Census Records

There are 15,000 census records available for the last name Sanden. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sanden 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Sanden. 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 Sanden. For the veterans among your Sanden ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Sanden lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Sanden life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Sanden in 1952 was 49, and 78 in 2004.

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