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Sandler Name Meaning

English (of Norman origin): habitational name from Saint-Hilaire-du-Harcouët in La Manche, which gets its name from the dedication of its church to St. Hilary, or alternatively from either of the places, in La Manche and Somme, called Saint-Lô. Both of the latter are named from a 6th-century St. Lauto, bishop of Coutances; his name is of variable form in the sources and uncertain etymology. North German: habitational name for someone from Sandel. Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): occupational name for a cobbler or shoemaker, Yiddish sandler (from Hebrew sandelar, from Late Latin sandalarius, an agent derivative of sandalium ‘shoe’).

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

Similar surnames: Mander, Kandler, Sander, Mandler, Lander, Sadler, Sandberg, Bandler

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Sandler Family Origin

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Sandler Family Occupations

What did your Sandler ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Cabinet Maker and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Sandler. 6% of Sandler men worked as a Cabinet Maker and 40% of Sandler women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Sandler were Ladies Tailor and Dressmaker

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Cabinet Maker
  • Tailor
  • Draper
  • Ladies Tailor

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Housewife
  • Unpaid Domestic
  • Dressmaker

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

Sandler Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 18,000 census records available for the last name Sandler. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sandler 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 8,000 immigration records available for the last name Sandler. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Sandler. For the veterans among your Sandler ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Sandler Life Expectancy

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Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Sandler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Sandler in 1946 was 27, and 80 in 2004.

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