Sandall Family History

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Sandall Name Meaning

habitational name from Sandal Magna in West Yorkshire, or Kirk Sandall and Long Sandall in South Yorkshire, named with Old English sand ‘sand’ + halh ‘nook’ (often referring to land in a riverbend or a hollow). from an otherwise unattested Old Norse personal name, Sandúlfr, composed of the elements sandr ‘sand’ + úlfr ‘wolf’.

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

Similar surnames: Sandahl, Sandal, Siddall, Tindall, Sandell, Sundahl, Cundall, Sandel

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Sandall Family Origin

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Sandall Family Occupations

What did your Sandall ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Farm Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Sandall. 3% of Sandall men worked as a Farm Labourer and 56% of Sandall women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Sandall were Bricklayer and Domestic Duties Unpaid

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Farm Labourer
  • General Labourer
  • Lorry Driver
  • Bricklayer

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Housewife
  • Unpaid Domestic
  • Domestic Duties Unpaid

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Sandall Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 14,000 census records available for the last name Sandall. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sandall census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Sandall. 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 Card

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

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Sandall Life Expectancy

What is the average Sandall lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Sandall life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Sandall in 1955 was 58, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sandall

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