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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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Where is the Sandler family from?

You can see how Sandler families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Sandler family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Sandler families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 21 Sandler families living in Lancashire. This was about 45% of all the recorded Sandler's in United Kingdom. Lancashire had the highest population of Sandler families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Sandler surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and 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 United Kingdom named Sandler. 25% of Sandler men worked as a Cabinet Maker and 66% of Sandler women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Sandler were Tailors Machinist and Dressmaker. .

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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 Male Occupations In 1939

  • Cabinet Maker
    25%
  • Tailor
    25%
  • Tailors Presser
    13%
  • Tailors Machinist
    13%

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    66%
  • Housewife
    8%
  • Unpaid Domestic
    8%
  • Dressmaker
    6%
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

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 Cards

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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What is the average Sandler lifespan?

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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