Sundberg Family History

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Sundberg Name Meaning

Swedish: ornamental name composed of the elements sund ‘strait’, ‘sound’ + berg ‘mountain’, ‘hill’.

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

Similar surnames: Lundberg, Rundberg, Sandberg, Landberg, Smedberg, Lindberg, Swedberg

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Sundberg Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Sundberg name?

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

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  • England & Wales


  • Sweden


  • Norway


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


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Sundberg Family Origin

Where is the Sundberg family from?

Sundberg Family Occupations

What did your Sundberg ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Sundberg occupation in the USA was Farmer. 41% of Sundberg's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Sundberg family was Boarding House Keeper. Farmer, Miner and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sundberg.

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  • Farmer

  • Miner

  • Laborer

  • Boarding House Keeper


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

Sundberg Historical Records

What Sundberg family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 15,000 census records available for the last name Sundberg. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sundberg 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 11,000 immigration records available for the last name Sundberg. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Sundberg. For the veterans among your Sundberg ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Sundberg Life Expectancy

What is the average Sundberg lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Sundberg life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Sundberg in 1942 was 49, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sundberg

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sundberg 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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