Shand Name Meaning

Scottish and northern Irish: reduced and altered form of McShane, an Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Seáin ‘son of Seán’.

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


Similar surnames: Shane, Shan, Hand, Sand, Shaw, Sang, Shands, Shank, Shean, Chand

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Shand Family Origin

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Shand Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    10%
  • Labourer

    4%
  • Mason

    2%
  • Annuitant

    2%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Shand family was Annuitant. Farmer, Labourer and Mason were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Shand. The most common Shand occupation in the UK was Farmer. 10% of Shand's were Farmers.

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Shand Historical Records

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Shand Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1948 and 2004, Shand life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Shand in 1948 was 50, and 67 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Shand

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