Lunning Family History

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Lunning Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Luning. Variant of Lanning.

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

Similar surnames: Henning, Ronning, Tuning, Janning, Lanning, Dunning, Running, Gunning

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Lunning Family Origin

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Lunning Family Occupations

What did your Lunning ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Lunning occupation in the USA was Bookbinder. 17% of Lunning's were Bookbinders. A less common occupation for the Lunning family was Farming. Bookbinder, Cooper and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lunning.

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  • Bookbinder

  • Cooper

  • Farmer

  • Farming


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

Lunning Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Lunning. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lunning 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 347 immigration records available for the last name Lunning. 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 496 military records available for the last name Lunning. For the veterans among your Lunning ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Lunning Life Expectancy

What is the average Lunning lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Lunning life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1976, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Lunning in 1959 was 58, and 86 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lunning

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Lunning 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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