Sealander Family History

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Sealander Name Meaning

German: altered spelling of German Seeländer, a status name from Middle High German sellant, sallant ‘manor’ for the person upon whom the manor was bestowed. Compare Saal 1. German: habitational and topographic name for a person from a place named Seeland in Schleswig-Holstein or from the Danish island so named. Americanized spelling of Swedish Sjölander, an ornamental name from sjö ‘sea’ + the common surname suffix -ander.

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


Similar surnames: Selander, Sjolander, Bolander, Welander, Melander, Lander, Levander

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Sealander Family Origin

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Sealander Family Occupations

What did your Sealander ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Mechanic and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Sealander. 19% of Sealander men worked as a Mechanic and 60% of Sealander women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Sealander were Laborer and Teacher

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Mechanic
    19%
  • Farmer
    14%
  • Salesman
    14%
  • Laborer
    10%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    60%
  • Teacher
    40%

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

Sealander Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 828 census records available for the last name Sealander. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sealander 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 209 immigration records available for the last name Sealander. 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 154 military records available for the last name Sealander. For the veterans among your Sealander ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Sealander Life Expectancy

What is the average Sealander lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2003, in the United States, Sealander life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1973, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Sealander in 1962 was 74, and 82 in 2003.

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