Edlund Family History

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Edlund Name Meaning

Swedish: ornamental name composed of the elements ed ‘isthmus’ + lund ‘grove’.

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


Similar surnames: Eklund, Hedlund, Bylund, Englund, Fredlund, Swedlund, Oslund, Lund

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Edlund Family Origin

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Edlund Family Occupations

What did your Edlund ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Cabinet Maker and Carriage Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Edlund. The most common Edlund occupation in the USA was Farmer. 56% of Edlund's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Edlund family was Keeping House.

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  • Farmer

    56%
  • Cabinet Maker

    6%
  • Carriage Maker

    6%
  • Keeping House

    6%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Edlund ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Edlund Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Edlund. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Edlund census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Edlund. 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 Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Edlund. For the veterans among your Edlund ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Edlund Life Expectancy

What is the average Edlund lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Edlund life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Edlund in 1947 was 58, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Edlund

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Edlund ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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