Strand Family History

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Strand Name Meaning

North German, Danish, and Swedish: topographic name for someone who lived by the seashore, from Middle Low German, Danish, Swedish strand ‘shore’ . In some cases the Swedish name may have been ornamental. Norwegian: habitational name from any of numerous farmsteads so named, from strand ‘shore’.

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


Similar surnames: Strang, Brand, Rand, Strande, Ostrand, Grand, Strahl, Strunk, Sprang

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Strand Family Origin

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Strand Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    40%
  • Butcher

    20%
  • Clerk

    20%
  • Labourer

    20%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Strand family was Labourer. The most common Strand occupation in Canada was Farmer. 40% of Strand's were Farmers. Farmer, Butcher and Clerk were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Strand.

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Strand Historical Records

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Strand Life Expectancy

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Famous Strand Family

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Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
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Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
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Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)

Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
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