Sund Family History
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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