Lunden Family History

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Lunden Name Meaning

Swedish (Lundén): variant of Lundeen. Norwegian: habitational name from any of numerous farmsteads, so named from the definite singular form of lund ‘grove’. German: habitational name from Lunden in Holstein.

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

Similar surnames: Linden, Lunder, Lunde, Lande, Munden, Linde, Lundeen, Lundin, Landen

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Lunden Family Origin

Where is the Lunden family from?

Lunden Family Occupations

What did your Lunden ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Tailor were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lunden. The most common Lunden occupation in the USA was Farmer. 47% of Lunden's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Lunden family was Builder.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Tailor

  • Builder


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

Lunden Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Lunden. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lunden 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Lunden. 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 762 military records available for the last name Lunden. For the veterans among your Lunden ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Lunden Life Expectancy

What is the average Lunden lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Lunden life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1981, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Lunden in 1962 was 60, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lunden

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Lunden 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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