Sund Name Meaning

Swedish and Danish: from sund ‘strait’, ‘sound’, probably an arbitrarily adopted or ornamental surname, but possibly a topographic name adopted by someone who lived near the shore by a strait. Norwegian: habitational name from any of twenty-five or more farmsteads, mainly in Nordland, so named from Old Norse sund ‘strait’, ‘sound’. English: nickname for a healthy or prosperous man, from Middle English sund, sound ‘sound’, ‘healthy’. English: topographic name from Middle English sund, sound ‘water’, ‘strait’, ‘sound’.

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


Similar surnames: Lund, Sand, Sundt, Sunde, Lind, Mund, Sun, Bunt, Budd, Hind

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Sund Family Origin

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Sund Family Occupations

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In 1880, Farmer, Farm Laborer and Tailor were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sund. A less common occupation for the Sund family was Carpenter. The most common Sund occupation in the USA was Farmer. 32% of Sund's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    32%
  • Farm Laborer

    14%
  • Tailor

    9%
  • Carpenter

    5%

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Sund Life Expectancy

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Between 1955 and 2004, Sund life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Sund in 1955 was 38, and 76 in 2004.

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