Sunday Family History

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Sunday Name Meaning

English: nickname for someone born on a Sunday, from Middle English Sunday.

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

Similar surnames: Monday, Sund, Sondag, Sundy, Sanda, Bunda, Munday, Sundt, Munden

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Sunday Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Sunday name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Sunday. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


  • Norway


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Sunday Family Origin

Where is the Sunday family from?

Sunday Family Occupations

What did your Sunday ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sunday. A less common occupation for the Sunday family was Farming. The most common Sunday occupation in the USA was Farmer. 42% of Sunday's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Farming


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

Sunday Historical Records

What Sunday family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 14,000 census records available for the last name Sunday. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sunday 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 909 immigration records available for the last name Sunday. 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 82,000 military records available for the last name Sunday. For the veterans among your Sunday ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Sunday Life Expectancy

What is the average Sunday lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Sunday life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Sunday in 1946 was 36, and 68 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sunday

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sunday 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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