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Bunda Family History

Bunda Name Meaning

Hungarian, Polish, Czech, Slovak, and Ukrainian: from Slavic and Hungarian bunda ‘fur coat’, hence a metonymic occupational name for a furrier or a nickname for someone who habitually wore a fur coat. Hispanic: unexplained.

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

Similar surnames: Buda, Banda, Burda, Benda, Buza, Munda, Cuda, Bunt, Kunda, Bunce

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Where is the Bunda family from?

You can see how Bunda families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Bunda family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Bunda families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1840 there were 4 Bunda families living in North Carolina. This was about 57% of all the recorded Bunda's in the USA. North Carolina had the highest population of Bunda families in 1840.
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What did your Bunda ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Bunda. 44% of Bunda men worked as a Laborer and 31% of Bunda women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Bunda were Craneman and Telephone Operator.

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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

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Farm Laborer
  • Craneman

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housekeeper
  • Teacher
  • New Worker
  • Telephone Operator
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 735 immigration records available for the last name Bunda. 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 459 military records available for the last name Bunda. For the veterans among your Bunda ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Bunda lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Bunda life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Bunda in 1961 was 46, and 62 in 2004.

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