Zandstra Family History

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Zandstra Name Meaning

Frisian: topographic name from a locative agent noun based on Frisian zand ‘sand’.

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


Similar surnames: Bandstra, Zylstra, Hamstra, Kamstra, Brandsma, Zander, Zadra

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Zandstra Family Origin

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Zandstra Family Occupations

What did your Zandstra ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Truck Driver and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Zandstra. 9% of Zandstra men worked as a Truck Driver and 19% of Zandstra women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Zandstra were Upholsterer and High School Tean

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Truck Driver
    9%
  • Truck Farmer
    9%
  • Farmer
    7%
  • Upholsterer
    7%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housekeeper
    19%
  • Clerk
    10%
  • Dowel Packer
    10%
  • High School Tean
    10%

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

Zandstra Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 711 census records available for the last name Zandstra. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Zandstra 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 262 immigration records available for the last name Zandstra. 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 144 military records available for the last name Zandstra. For the veterans among your Zandstra ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Zandstra Life Expectancy

What is the average Zandstra lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Zandstra life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Zandstra in 1960 was 51, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Zandstra

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