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Sundby Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from any of twenty-five or more farmsteads, notably in southeastern Norway, named in Old Norse as Sunnbýr, from sunn ‘south’ + býr ‘farm’, ‘settlement’.

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


Similar surnames: Sunde, Sund, Gunby, Sandy, Sundet, Godby, Sundahl, Sundt, Canby

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Sundby Family Origin

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Sundby Family Occupations

What did your Sundby ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Sundby family was Laboring. The most common Sundby occupation in the USA was Dry Goods Merchant. 25% of Sundby's were Dry Goods Merchants. Dry Goods Merchant, Farmer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sundby.

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  • Dry Goods Merchant

    25%
  • Farmer

    25%
  • Keeping House

    25%
  • Laboring

    25%

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

Sundby Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Sundby. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sundby 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Sundby. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Sundby. For the veterans among your Sundby ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Sundby Life Expectancy

What is the average Sundby lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Sundby life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1992, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Sundby in 1962 was 67, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sundby

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sundby 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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