Saunderson Family History

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Saunderson Name Meaning

Scottish: patronymic from the medieval personal name Saunder, reduced vernacular form of Alexander.

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

Similar surnames: Sanderson, Saunders, Anderson, Andersen, Andersson, Catterson

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Saunderson Family Origin

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Saunderson Family Occupations

What did your Saunderson ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Farmer, Carpenter and Farmers Son were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Saunderson. The most common Saunderson occupation in Canada was Farmer. 41% of Saunderson's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Saunderson family was Laborer.

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  • Farmer

  • Carpenter

  • Farmers Son

  • Laborer


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Saunderson Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 20,000 census records available for the last name Saunderson. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Saunderson 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Saunderson. 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 Saunderson. For the veterans among your Saunderson ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Saunderson Life Expectancy

What is the average Saunderson lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Saunderson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1975, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Saunderson in 1963 was 84, and 85 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Saunderson

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Saunderson 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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