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Iskander Surname Meaning

Arabic (mainly Egypt): variant of Iskandar ‘Alexander’. In Egypt its bearers are mostly Christians (Copts). Assyrian/Chaldean: from a Syriac form of the personal name Alexander .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Iskandar, Kolander, Sandner, Kinder, Spanjer, Swader, Lander

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Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Iskander surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.
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What did your Iskander ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Iskander. 100% of Iskander men worked as a Farmer. .

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Top Male Occupations In 1921

  • Farmer
    100%
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Census Records

There are 133 census records available for the last name Iskander. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Iskander 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 180 immigration records available for the last name Iskander. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 14 military records available for the last name Iskander. For the veterans among your Iskander ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Iskander lifespan?

Between 1979 and 2004, in the United States, Iskander life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1980, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Iskander in 1979 was 54, and 66 in 2004.

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