Sandstrom Family History

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Sandstrom Name Meaning

Swedish (Sandström): ornamental name composed of the elements sand ‘sand’ + ström ‘river’.

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

Similar surnames: Landstrom, Sundstrom, Lindstrom, Swanstrom, Lundstrom, Safstrom

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Sandstrom Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Sandstrom name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Sandstrom. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Sweden


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Norway


  • Germanic Europe


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Sandstrom Family Origin

Where is the Sandstrom family from?

Sandstrom Family Occupations

What did your Sandstrom ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Sandstrom occupation in the USA was Farmer. 31% of Sandstrom's were Farmers. Farmer, Carpenter and Moulder were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sandstrom. A less common occupation for the Sandstrom family was Cabinet Maker.

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  • Farmer

  • Carpenter

  • Moulder

  • Cabinet Maker


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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Sandstrom ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Sandstrom Historical Records

What Sandstrom family records will you find?

Census Record

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

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Sandstrom Life Expectancy

What is the average Sandstrom lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Sandstrom life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Sandstrom in 1943 was 46, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sandstrom

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sandstrom 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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