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Rundell Name Meaning

English and Scottish: variant of Rundle . Swedish: ornamental name composed of the element rund ‘round’ + the suffix -ell a derivative of the Latin adjectival ending -elius. Americanized form of German Rundel .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Rudell, Lundell, Sundell, Lindell, Brunell, Gunnell, Mundell, Ruddell

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Where is the Rundell family from?

You can see how Rundell families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Rundell family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Rundell families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 25 Rundell families living in New York. This was about 57% of all the recorded Rundell's in USA. New York had the highest population of Rundell families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Rundell surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Rundell ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Rundell. 25% of Rundell men worked as a Farmer and 22% of Rundell women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Rundell were Manager and Clerk. .

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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
    25%
  • Laborer
    15%
  • Salesman
    12%
  • Manager
    5%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Teacher
    22%
  • Housewife
    13%
  • Housekeeper
    11%
  • Clerk
    8%
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Census Records

There are 18,000 census records available for the last name Rundell. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rundell 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Rundell. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Rundell. For the veterans among your Rundell ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Rundell lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Rundell life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Rundell in 1944 was 22, and 81 in 2004.

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