Zanders Family History

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Zanders Name Meaning

North German: variant spelling of Sanders.

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


Similar surnames: Zander, Sanders, Xanders, Gander, Zeiders, Maners, Wander, Enders

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Zanders Family Origin

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Zanders Family Occupations

What did your Zanders ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Zanders. 23% of Zanders men worked as a Laborer and 11% of Zanders women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Zanders were Truck Driver and Cook

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    23%
  • Farmer
    12%
  • Farm Laborer
    4%
  • Truck Driver
    3%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Maid
    11%
  • Laborer
    9%
  • Laundress
    8%
  • Cook
    7%

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

Zanders Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Zanders. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Zanders 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 344 immigration records available for the last name Zanders. 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 Zanders. For the veterans among your Zanders ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Zanders Life Expectancy

What is the average Zanders lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Zanders life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1970. The average life expectancy for Zanders in 1954 was 55, and 66 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Zanders

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