Sandel Family History

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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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Sandel Family Origin

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Sandel Family Occupations

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 UK named Sandel. 8% of Sandel men worked as a Gardener and 49% of Sandel women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Sandel were Colliery Banksman Heavy Worker and Catering Service Hand

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Gardener
    8%
  • Coal Hewer
    4%
  • Collier Coal (retired)
    4%
  • Colliery Banksman Heavy Worker
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    49%
  • House Wife
    7%
  • Automatic Machine Tende Screw Worker
    4%
  • Catering Service Hand
    4%

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

Sandel Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Sandel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sandel 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 Sandel. 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 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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Sandel Life Expectancy

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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sandel

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