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Anand Name Meaning

Indian (Punjab southern states): from a male personal name based on Sanskrit ananda ‘joy’. — Note: Since South Indians traditionally do not have hereditary surnames the southern Indian name was in most cases registered as such only after immigration of its bearers to the US. Indian (Punjab): Khatri and Sikh name probably derived from the name of the founder of the clan. English: variant of Annand .

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


Similar surnames: Mand, Brand, Anania, Annand, Anna, Sand, Land, Abad, Awan, Eland

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Where is the Anand family from?

You can see how Anand families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Anand family name was found in the USA, Canada, and Scotland between 1851 and 1920. The most Anand families were found in Canada in 1911. In 1851 there was 1 Anand family living in Banffshire. This was 100% of all the recorded Anand's in Scotland. Banffshire had the highest population of Anand families in 1851.
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What did your Anand ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Anand. 100% of Anand 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
    100%
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Census Records

There are 628 census records available for the last name Anand. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Anand 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 484 immigration records available for the last name Anand. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 124 military records available for the last name Anand. For the veterans among your Anand ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Anand lifespan?

Between 1974 and 2003, in the United States, Anand life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1982, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Anand in 1974 was 46, and 73 in 2003.

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