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Sandwick Name Meaning

Americanized form of Sandvig, Sandvik. Probably a habitational name from any of the many places so called in Orkney and Shetland, or one in Cumbria, England.

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


Similar surnames: Sandvick, Stanwick, Chadwick, Renwick, Harwick, Fenwick, Andrick

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Where is the Sandwick family from?

You can see how Sandwick families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Sandwick family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Sandwick families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 9 Sandwick families living in Ontario. This was about 47% of all the recorded Sandwick's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Sandwick families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Sandwick surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Sandwick ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Secretary were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Sandwick. 28% of Sandwick men worked as a Farmer and 17% of Sandwick women worked as a Secretary. Some less common occupations for Americans named Sandwick were Farm Laborer and Housework.

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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

  • Farmer
    28%
  • Laborer
    25%
  • Salesman
    13%
  • Farm Laborer
    9%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Secretary
    17%
  • Stenographer
    17%
  • Housemaid
    17%
  • Housework
    17%
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Sandwick. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sandwick 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 334 immigration records available for the last name Sandwick. 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 388 military records available for the last name Sandwick. For the veterans among your Sandwick ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Sandwick lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Sandwick life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 1975. The average life expectancy for Sandwick in 1943 was 54, and 87 in 2004.

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