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Synder Name Meaning

North German: from Middle Low German sunder ‘wooded area of common land’ or an altered form of German Sünder (see Sunder ).

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

Similar surnames: Lander, Sander, Sluder, Sandner, Senner, Tinder, Sinder, Ander

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Where is the Synder family from?

You can see how Synder families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Synder family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Synder families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 24 Synder families living in Nova Scotia. This was about 50% of all the recorded Synder's in Canada. Nova Scotia had the highest population of Synder families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Synder surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Synder ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Synder. 50% of Synder men worked as a Farmer. .

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

Top Male Occupations In 1921

  • Farmer
  • Fathers Son
  • Carpenter
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Census Records

There are 12,000 census records available for the last name Synder. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Synder census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 585 immigration records available for the last name Synder. 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 Cards

There are 763 military records available for the last name Synder. For the veterans among your Synder ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Synder lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Synder life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Synder in 1950 was 40, and 75 in 2004.

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