Sanft Name Meaning

German: nickname for a slow, easy-going person, from Middle High German sanfte ‘easy’.

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


Similar surnames: Senft, Ranft, Kandt, Gant, Haft, Shaft, Sundt, Sabat, Hanf, Sant

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Sanft Family Origin

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Sanft Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    67%
  • Pocket Book Maker

    33%

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In 1880, Farmer and Pocket Book Maker were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Sanft. The most common Sanft occupation in the USA was Farmer. 67% of Sanft's were Farmers.

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Sanft Historical Records

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Sanft Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1963 and 2004, Sanft life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1963, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Sanft in 1963 was 51, and 66 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sanft

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