San Name Meaning

Chinese : variant of Shen 2. Chinese : variant of Shan 2. Other Southeast Asian: unexplained.

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


Similar surnames: Sam, Sin, Shan, Tan, Man, Kan, Yan, Wan, Han, Sun

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San Family Origin

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San Family Occupations

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  • Warehouseman

    100%

In 1881, the most common San occupation in the UK was Warehouseman. 100% of San's were Warehousemans.

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Between 1964 and 2004, San life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1984, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for San in 1964 was 83, and 68 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for San

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