Sani Family History

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Sani Name Meaning

Muslim: from a personal name based on Arabic sani ‘majestic’, ‘brilliant’. Hindu name found among people from Sind, Pakistan. Indian (Panjab): Sikh name of unknown meaning. Italian: patronymic or plural form of Sano.

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


Similar surnames: Sami, Soni, Sari, Mani, Tani, Saini, Santi, Mann, Sant, Sand

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Sani Family Origin

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Sani Family Occupations

What did your Sani ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Sani. 11% of Sani men worked as a Laborer and 15% of Sani women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Sani were Butcher and Cook

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    11%
  • Operator
    9%
  • Attendant
    7%
  • Butcher
    7%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    15%
  • Bookkeeper
    8%
  • Clerk
    8%
  • Cook
    8%

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

Sani Historical Records

What Sani family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Sani. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sani 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 780 immigration records available for the last name Sani. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Sani. For the veterans among your Sani ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Sani Life Expectancy

What is the average Sani lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Sani life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1979, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Sani in 1964 was 70, and 67 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sani

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sani 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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