Sjolander Family History

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Sjolander Name Meaning

Swedish (Sjölander): ornamental name composed of the elements sjö ‘sea’ + land ‘land’ + the suffix -er. The coinage may have been influenced by the common surname suffix -ander, derived from Greek aner ‘man’, genitive andros.

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

Similar surnames: Molander, Selander, Bolander, Sealander, Englander, Melander

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Sjolander Family Origin

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Sjolander Family Occupations

What did your Sjolander ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Contractor and Book Keeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Sjolander. 50% of Sjolander men worked as a Contractor and 34% of Sjolander women worked as a Book Keeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Sjolander were Engineer and Laborer

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Contractor
  • Engineer

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Book Keeper
  • Housekeeper
  • Laborer

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

Sjolander Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Sjolander. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sjolander 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Sjolander. 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 186 military records available for the last name Sjolander. For the veterans among your Sjolander ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Sjolander Life Expectancy

What is the average Sjolander lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Sjolander life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1977. The average life expectancy for Sjolander in 1956 was 38, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sjolander

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