Meaning Local: Of Standish, a parish in county Lancashire, near Wigan. With the corrupted Standage.
Local: Sandish, a parish in county Lancashire, near Wigan.
Origin English, Irish

Rank 9,742 (2000 US census) 10,154 (1990 US census)
Count 3,062 (2000 US census)

Race / ethnic distribution

The 2000 US Census claims that
  • 95.3%, or 2918 total occurrences, of those with this family name identified themselves as being white,
  • 0.42%, or 13 total occurrences, as black,
  • 0.26%, or 8 total occurrences, as Asian and Pacific Islander,
  • 1.5%, or 46 total occurrences, as American Indian and Native Alaskan,
  • 1.01%, or 31 total occurrences, as two or more races, and
  • 1.5%, or 46 total occurrences, as Hispanic ethnic origin.

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