Sandoz History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Noble surnames, such as Sandoz, evoke images of the ancient homeland of the Spanish people. The original bearer of the name Sandoz, which is a local surname, once lived, held land, or was born in the beautiful region of Spain. In Spain, hereditary surnames were adopted according to fairly general rules and during the late Middle Ages, names that were derived from localities became increasingly widespread. Local names originally denoted the proprietorship of the village or estate. The Sandoz family originally lived in the place named Sandoval in the province of Burgos. This place-name was originally Sannoval, which was originally derived from the Latin word "saltus," which means "grove" or "wood," and "novalis," which refers to newly cleared land.

Early Origins of the Sandoz family

The surname Sandoz was first found in Castile, prominent among the Christian kingdoms of medieval Spain.

Early History of the Sandoz family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Sandoz research. Another 117 words (8 lines of text) covering the years 1315, 1492, and 1845 are included under the topic Early Sandoz History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Sandoz Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Sandoval, de Sandoval, Sandobal, de Sandobal, Sandovel and many more.

Early Notables of the Sandoz family (pre 1700)

Notable bearers of the family name Sandoz were seventeenth century Spanish historian Prudencio de Sandoval; seventeenth century Spanish politician Francisco Sandoval y Rojas, Marquis of Denia and first Duke of Lerma...
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Sandoz Ranking

In the United States, the name Sandoz is the 15,677th most popular surname with an estimated 2,487 people with that name. [1] However, in France, the name Sandoz is ranked the 9,111st most popular surname with an estimated 500 - 1,000 people with that name. [2]


United States Sandoz migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Sandoz Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • P F Corvoisier Sandoz, who landed in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1804 [3]
  • Albert Sandoz, who landed in Mobile, Ala in 1858 [3]
  • Fanny C Sandoz, who arrived in Mobile, Ala in 1899 [3]

Contemporary Notables of the name Sandoz (post 1700) +

  • Claude François Thomas Sandoz, French Brigadier General during the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars from 1789 to 1815 [4]


  1. ^ https://namecensus.com/most_common_surnames.htm
  2. ^ http://www.journaldesfemmes.com/nom-de-famille/nom/
  3. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  4. ^ Generals Who Served in the French Army during the Period 1789-1815. (Retrieved 2015, September 11) Claude Sandoz. Retrieved from http://www.napoleon-series.org/research/c_frenchgenerals.html


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