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Aune Family History

Aune Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from a farm name found in several places in Norway, derived from Old Norse au{dh}n ‘wasteland’, ‘desolate place’. This became common as a habitational name in the 15th and 16th centuries when places that had been deserted as a result of the Black Death were resettled.

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


Similar surnames: Arne, Baune, Laine, Aude, Aue, June, Aube, Fund, Duke, Watne

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Where is the Aune family from?

You can see how Aune families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Aune family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Aune families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1840 there was 1 Aune family living in Maryland. This was 100% of all the recorded Aune's in the USA. Maryland had the highest population of Aune families in 1840.
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What did your Aune ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Aune. 34% of Aune men worked as a Farmer and 20% of Aune women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Aune were Truck Driver and Housewife.

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    34%
  • Laborer
    20%
  • Carpenter
    8%
  • Truck Driver
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
    20%
  • Teacher
    16%
  • Housekeeper
    16%
  • Housewife
    8%
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Aune. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 957 military records available for the last name Aune. For the veterans among your Aune ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Aune lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Aune life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Aune in 1957 was 47, and 84 in 2004.

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