Sandmeyer Family History

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Sandmeyer Name Meaning

German: distinguishing name for a tenant farmer (see Meyer) whose farm was on sandy soil (Middle High German sand).

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


Similar surnames: Nordmeyer, Kammeyer, Dammeyer, Hagemeyer, Brandmeyer, Wiedmeyer

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Sandmeyer Family Origin

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Sandmeyer Family Occupations

What did your Sandmeyer ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Sandmeyer family was Machinist. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sandmeyer. The most common Sandmeyer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 24% of Sandmeyer's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    24%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Laborer

    5%
  • Machinist

    5%

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Sandmeyer Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Sandmeyer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sandmeyer 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Sandmeyer. 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 Sandmeyer. For the veterans among your Sandmeyer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Sandmeyer Life Expectancy

What is the average Sandmeyer lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Sandmeyer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1993, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Sandmeyer in 1954 was 52, and 89 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sandmeyer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sandmeyer ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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