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Sandles Name Meaning

English (West Midlands): probably a variant spelling of Sandels, a variant of Sandell, or possibly a variant of Sandal(l), from the personal name Sandolf, from Old Norse Sandúlfr

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

Similar surnames: Sande, Salles, Sander, Randles, Sandler, Candler, Sales, Randle

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Where is the Sandles family from?

You can see how Sandles families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Sandles family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Sandles families were found in the UK in 1891. In 1911 there were 6 Sandles families living in Saskatchewan. This was about 50% of all the recorded Sandles's in Canada. Saskatchewan had the highest population of Sandles families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Sandles surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Sandles ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Bread Baker deliverer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Sandles. 17% of Sandles men worked as a Bread Baker deliverer and 80% of Sandles women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Sandles were General Labourer and Clerk United D.

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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.

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Bread Baker deliverer
  • Road Labour Heavy Worker
  • Lorry Driver
  • General Labourer

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Housewife
  • Unpaid Domestic Dutie
  • Clerk United D
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Census Records

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Sandles. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sandles 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 371 immigration records available for the last name Sandles. 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 450 military records available for the last name Sandles. For the veterans among your Sandles ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Sandles lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Sandles life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2004, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Sandles in 1961 was 44, and 37 in 2004.

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