Sanderson Name Origin, Meaning and Family History

Sanderson Name Meaning: Comes from "son of Alexander"

The name was first introduced into Britain circa 1050. As a surname \"Alexanders Son\" first appears in Scotland in the mid 15th Century.

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Surname Distribution

Census frequency by county

Name Concentrations Within England and Wales

Sanderson Surname Statistics

Top Professions for the Sanderson family

Profession Census Frequency
Female Servant 251
Agricultural Labourer 248
Independent 159
Farmer 130
Male Servant 97
Labourer 91
Tailor 45
Cotton Weaver 44
Shoe Maker 38
Weaver 37
Coal Miner 35
Ag Labourer 27
Grocer 22
Clerk 21
Silk Weaver 20
Woollen Weaver 20
Independant 19
Dress Maker 18
Blacksmith 18
Apprentice 17
Carpenter 16
Mason 15
Publican 15
Pauper 15
Ag Lab 14

Sanderson Surname Variants Ranking

Rank Surname Match Census Frequency
1 Sanderson 100% 78,650
2 Saunderson 90% 6,220
3 Sunderson 89% 789
4 Sinderson 89% 363

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The surname Sanderson is the most popular version of all its varients

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