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Sund Family History

Sund Name Meaning
Swedish and Danish: from sund ‘strait’, ‘sound’, probably an arbitrarily adopted or ornamental surname, but possibly a topographic name adopted by someone who lived near the shore by a strait.Norwegian: habitational name from any of twenty-five or more farmsteads, mainly in Nordland, so named from Old Norse sund ‘strait’, ‘sound’.English: nickname for a healthy or prosperous man, from Middle English sund, sound ‘sound’, ‘healthy’.English: topographic name from Middle English sund, sound ‘water’, ‘strait’, ‘sound’.

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

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20,209 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
3,686 Military Records
3,986 Immigration Records
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Name Distribution of Sund Families

  • Number of Sund families
     31 - 59
     11 - 30
     1 - 10
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Sund families
     46 - 90
     16 - 45
     1 - 15
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Sund families
     2 - 1
     2 - 1
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Sund Family Origin

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Sund Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Sund

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Sund Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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