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Sanderlin Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic): from a pet form of the personal name Alexander. Swedish: ornamental name composed of the personal name Sander (a short form of Alexander) + the surname suffix -lin.

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


Similar surnames: Sandelin, Serlin, Sandlin, Sandel, Sander, Sanden, Anderson

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Sanderlin Family Origin

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Sanderlin Family Occupations

What did your Sanderlin ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Farm Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sanderlin. The most common Sanderlin occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Sanderlin's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Sanderlin family was Barber.

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Farm Laborer

    6%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Barber

    5%

United States shown, Canada data unavailable

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Sanderlin Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Sanderlin Life Expectancy

What is the average Sanderlin lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Sanderlin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Sanderlin in 1948 was 38, and 67 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sanderlin 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.

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