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Sunderland Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of various places so called, especially the city at the mouth of the river Wear. This, like other places so called in Cumbria, Lancashire, and southern Scotland, derives its name from Old English sundor ‘separate’ + land ‘land’; a further example in Northumbria has the same origin as Sutherland.

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

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Sunderland Family Origin

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Sunderland Family Occupations

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

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Farming

    3%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Sunderland family was Farming. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sunderland. The most common Sunderland occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Sunderland's were Farmers.

Source: Census data for Sunderland | Data not to scale

Sunderland Historical Records

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Sunderland Life Expectancy

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