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Sanden Surname Meaning

Swedish (Sandén): ornamental name composed of the element sand ‘sand’ + the adjectival suffix -én a derivative of Latin -enius ‘relating to’. Compare Sandin . Norwegian: habitational name from any of numerous farmsteads throughout Norway so named from the definite singular form of sand ‘sand sandy plain; beach’.

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

Similar surnames: Sander, Sandel, Sande, Landen, Sandin, Linden, Sand, Lande, Landin

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Where is the Sanden family from?

You can see how Sanden families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Sanden family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Sanden families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 53 Sanden families living in Warwickshire. This was about 17% of all the recorded Sanden's in United Kingdom. Warwickshire had the highest population of Sanden families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Sanden surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Sanden ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Sanden. 86% of Sanden 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 Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Unpaid Domestic
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Census Records

There are 15,000 census records available for the last name Sanden. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sanden 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Sanden. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Sanden. For the veterans among your Sanden ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Sanden lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Sanden life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Sanden in 1952 was 49, and 78 in 2004.

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