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Sunderhaus Name Meaning

German: topographic name from Middle High German sunder ‘southern’ or sunder ‘separate’, ‘apart’, in either case denoting a place of residence in relation to a village or settlement.

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


Similar surnames: Sonderman, Gildehaus, Neuhaus, Suderman, Summerhays, Niehaus

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Where is the Sunderhaus family from?

You can see how Sunderhaus families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Sunderhaus family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1880 and 1920. The most Sunderhaus families were found in the USA in 1880, the USA in 1920, and the UK in 1891. In 1880 there were 8 Sunderhaus families living in California. This was about 73% of all the recorded Sunderhaus's in the USA. California had the highest population of Sunderhaus families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Sunderhaus surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Sunderhaus ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Carpenter and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Sunderhaus. 43% of Sunderhaus men worked as a Carpenter and 34% of Sunderhaus women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Sunderhaus were Farmer and Housewife.

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Carpenter
    43%
  • Fireman
    29%
  • Farmer
    29%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
    34%
  • Clerk
    34%
  • Housewife
    34%
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Census Records

There are 522 census records available for the last name Sunderhaus. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sunderhaus census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 20 immigration records available for the last name Sunderhaus. 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 Cards

There are 140 military records available for the last name Sunderhaus. For the veterans among your Sunderhaus ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Sunderhaus lifespan?

Between 1966 and 2004, in the United States, Sunderhaus life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1974, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Sunderhaus in 1966 was 75, and 82 in 2004.

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