Santer Family History

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Santer Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): probably from a short form of the personal name Alexander. Compare Sander. English: variant of Senter. French: variant of Santerre.

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

Similar surnames: Santor, Sander, Kanter, Panter, Sauter, Ganter, Salter, Sanger

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Santer Family Origin

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Santer Family Occupations

What did your Santer ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Santer. 25% of Santer men worked as a Farmer and 34% of Santer women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Santer were Driver and Stenographer

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
  • Clerk
  • Drayman
  • Driver

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Clerk
  • Cuisinier
  • Stenographer

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Santer Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 18,000 census records available for the last name Santer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Santer 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Santer. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Santer. For the veterans among your Santer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Santer Life Expectancy

What is the average Santer lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Santer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Santer in 1962 was 52, and 96 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Santer 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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