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Amundsen Family History

Amundsen Name Meaning
Danish and Norwegian: patronymic from a Nordic personal name {O,}gmundr, composed of the elements agi ‘awe’ (or possibly ag ‘point of a sword’) + mund ‘protection’. Compare Hammond.

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

224,891 Historical Documents with Amundsen on Ancestry.com
154,145 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
1,903 Military Records
9,979 Immigration Records
7,662 Census and Voter Lists
51,202 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Amundsen Families

  • Number of Amundsen families
     19 - 35
     7 - 18
     1 - 6
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Amundsen families
     3 - 4
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Amundsen last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Amundsen Family Origin

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Amundsen Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Amundsen

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Amundsen Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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Amundsen Civil War Service Records

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