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Sandusky Name Meaning

Germanized spelling of Polish Sandowski, Sedowski, habitational name from places called Sedowice, Sedowo, Sedów, in Lublin, Bydgoszcz, Piotrków, and Sieradz voivodeships.

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


Similar surnames: Sadusky, Linsky, Sadosky, Lansky, Lasky, Plansky, Sadowski, Savitsky

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Where is the Sandusky family from?

You can see how Sandusky families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Sandusky family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Sandusky families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 3 Sandusky families living in Ontario. This was about 75% of all the recorded Sandusky's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Sandusky families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Sandusky surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Sandusky ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Sandusky. 18% of Sandusky men worked as a Laborer and 11% of Sandusky women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Sandusky were Truck Driver and Housewife.

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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 1940

  • Laborer
    18%
  • Farmer
    16%
  • Salesman
    6%
  • Truck Driver
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
    11%
  • Housekeeper
    11%
  • Clerk
    8%
  • Housewife
    7%
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 543 immigration records available for the last name Sandusky. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Sandusky. For the veterans among your Sandusky ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Sandusky lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Sandusky life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Sandusky in 1958 was 57, and 73 in 2004.

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