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Lundgren Name Meaning

Swedish: ornamental name composed of the elements lund ‘grove’ + gren ‘branch’. Compare Lundgreen and Lungren .

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


Similar surnames: Lindgren, Landgren, Sundgren, Lundeen, Lundsten, Sandgren, Hultgren

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Where is the Lundgren family from?

You can see how Lundgren families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Lundgren family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1880 and 1920. The most Lundgren families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 82 Lundgren families living in Illinois. This was about 24% of all the recorded Lundgren's in USA. Illinois had the highest population of Lundgren families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Lundgren surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Lundgren ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Lundgren. 17% of Lundgren men worked as a Farmer and 11% of Lundgren women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Lundgren were Carpenter 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
    17%
  • Laborer
    11%
  • Salesman
    6%
  • Carpenter
    4%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Stenographer
    11%
  • Maid
    7%
  • Bookkeeper
    7%
  • Housewife
    6%
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Census Records

There are 29,000 census records available for the last name Lundgren. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lundgren census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 21,000 immigration records available for the last name Lundgren. 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 6,000 military records available for the last name Lundgren. For the veterans among your Lundgren ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Lundgren lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Lundgren life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Lundgren in 1940 was 35, and 74 in 2004.

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