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Sunde Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from any of twenty-five or more farmsteads, notably in western Norway, named with the dative singular of Old Norse sund ‘strait’, ‘sound’.

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


Similar surnames: Sund, Lunde, Sundet, Sande, Sundt, Tande, Bunde, Sander, Lande, Runde

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Sunde Family Origin

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Sunde Family Occupations

What did your Sunde ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Banker and Merchant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sunde. A less common occupation for the Sunde family was Sailor. The most common Sunde occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Sunde's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Banker

    13%
  • Merchant

    13%
  • Sailor

    13%

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

Sunde Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Sunde. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sunde census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Sunde

Passenger List

There are 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Sunde. 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 Sunde. For the veterans among your Sunde ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Sunde Life Expectancy

What is the average Sunde lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Sunde life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Sunde in 1961 was 52, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sunde

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sunde 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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