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Sande is one of the names that was brought to England in the wave of migration following the Norman Conquest of 1066. The Sande family lived in Shropshire, although their name is derived from the Old English and translates directly as sandy ford. Such a name would have indicated that the original bearer lived near such a landmark.

Sande Early Origins



The surname Sande was first found in Shropshire at Sandford, where Thomas de Saundford, one of the "companions in arms" of William I was given lands, for his assistance. He is mentioned in the Domesday Book of 1086. "Richard de Sanford was certainly seated at Sandford soon after the Conquest, and which has ever since remained their principal seat." [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
Shirley, Evelyn Philip, The Noble and Gentle Men of England; The Arms and Descents. Westminster: John Bower Nichols and Sons, 1866, Print.
Sandford Hall, near Whitchurch survives today. This county house is thought to have been built between 1700 and 1750 and at the time of writing is up for sale. Thorpe-Salvin in the West Riding of Yorkshire was home to a branch of the family. " It was anciently the property of the Salvin family, and subsequently of the Sandfords, by whom the now ruined Hall was erected about the middle of the 16th century." [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
Lewis, Samuel, A Topographical Dictionary of England. Institute of Historical Research, 1848, Print.

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Sande Spelling Variations


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Sande Spelling Variations



Before English spelling was standardized a few hundred years ago, spelling variations of names were a common occurrence. Elements of Latin, Norman French and other languages became incorporated into English throughout the Middle Ages, and name spellings changed even among the literate. The variations of the surname Sande include Sandford, Sandiford, Samford, Sanford and others.

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Sande Early History


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Sande Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Sande research. Another 229 words (16 lines of text) covering the years 1533, 1547, 1555, 1605, 1653, 1653, 1639, 1701, 1680 and 1683 are included under the topic Early Sande History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Sande Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Sande Early Notables (pre 1700)



Outstanding amongst the family at this time was John Sandford, English owner of a woolen mill in Stonehouse, county Gloucester, and Mayor of Gloucester in 1533; Thomas Sandford, High Sheriff of Cumberland in 1547 and 1555; Thomas SandfordJohn...

Another 37 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Sande Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Sande In Ireland


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Sande In Ireland



Some of the Sande family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 35 words (2 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



In England at this time, the uncertainty of the political and religious environment of the time caused many families to board ships for distant British colonies in the hopes of finding land and opportunity, and escaping persecution. The voyages were expensive, crowded, and difficult, though, and many arrived in North America sick, starved, and destitute. Those who did make it, however, were greeted with greater opportunities and freedoms that they could have experienced at home. Many of those families went on to make important contributions to the young nations in which they settled. Early immigration records have shown some of the first Sandes to arrive on North American shores:

Sande Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Francisco Sande, who landed in Puerto Rico in 1860

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Contemporary Notables of the name Sande (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Sande (post 1700)



  • Kermit A. Sande (b. 1943), American politician and attorney, Attorney General of South Dakota from 1973 to 1975
  • Walter Sande (1906-1971), American actor, notable for film and television roles, including Paul Revere in Walt Disney's Johnny Tremain (1957)
  • Earl Harold Sande (b. 1898), American Hall of Fame jockey and thoroughbred horse trainer who had 968 career wins including five Belmont Stakes wins and three Kentucky Derby wins; winner of the U.S. Triple Crown aboard Gallant Fox in 1930
  • Arne Sande (1905-1985), Danish boxer who competed in the 1928 Summer Olympics
  • Jakob Sande (1906-1967), Norwegian writer, poet and folk singer
  • Daniel Sande (b. 1916), Argentine Olympic fencer at the 1948, 1952 and 1960 Summer Olympics
  • Ole-Jakob Sande (b. 1969), Norwegian ski mountaineer
  • Erling Sande (b. 1979), Norwegian politician for the Centre Party
  • Adele Emily Sandé (b. 1987), British recording artist and songwriter
  • Craig Sande MD, Gastroenterologist in Reno, Nevada

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Motto


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Motto



The motto was originally a war cry or slogan. Mottoes first began to be shown with arms in the 14th and 15th centuries, but were not in general use until the 17th century. Thus the oldest coats of arms generally do not include a motto. Mottoes seldom form part of the grant of arms: Under most heraldic authorities, a motto is an optional component of the coat of arms, and can be added to or changed at will; many families have chosen not to display a motto.

Motto: Nec temere nec timide
Motto Translation: Neither rashly nor timidly.


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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ Shirley, Evelyn Philip, The Noble and Gentle Men of England; The Arms and Descents. Westminster: John Bower Nichols and Sons, 1866, Print.
  2. ^ Lewis, Samuel, A Topographical Dictionary of England. Institute of Historical Research, 1848, Print.

Other References

  1. Hitching, F.K and S. Hitching. References to English Surnames in 1601-1602. Walton On Thames: 1910. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0181-3).
  2. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
  3. Humble, Richard. The Fall of Saxon England. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-88029-987-8).
  4. Burke, Sir Bernard. Burke's Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry: Including American Families with British Ancestry. (2 Volumes). London: Burke Publishing, 1939. Print.
  5. Skordas, Guest. Ed. The Early Settlers of Maryland an Index to Names or Immigrants Complied from Records of Land Patents 1633-1680 in the Hall of Records Annapolis, Maryland. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1968. Print.
  6. Bardsley, C.W. A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6).
  7. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin . Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
  8. Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
  9. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
  10. Leeson, Francis L. Dictionary of British Peerages. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1121-5).
  11. ...

The Sande Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Sande Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

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