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Sandel Name Meaning

German: habitational name from a place near Jever called Sandel, or a reduced form of Alexander. Swedish: ornamental name from sandel ‘sandalwood’ or ‘sandal oil’. Alternatively, it may be an ornamental name from sand ‘sand’ + the adjectival suffix -el, a derivative of Latin -elius. Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): ornamental name from German Sandel ‘sandalwood’ (see Sandal 3). French: from a diminutive of Sand.

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

Similar surnames: Sander, Mandel, Sanden, Bandel, Sandal, Sand, Sindel, Mander, Kandel

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Where is the Sandel family from?

You can see how Sandel families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Sandel family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Sandel families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 34 Sandel families living in London. This was about 45% of all the recorded Sandel's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Sandel families in 1891.
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What did your Sandel ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Gardener and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the United Kingdom named Sandel. 100% of Sandel men worked as a Gardener and 88% of Sandel women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. .

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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 1939

  • Gardener

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • House Wife
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Sandel. 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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There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Sandel. For the veterans among your Sandel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Sandel lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Sandel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Sandel in 1951 was 39, and 83 in 2004.

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