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Wunder Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname for someone who performed wonders, from German Wunder ‘miracle’, Middle High German wunderære. The Jewish name is mainly of ornamental origin. The German name can also be from a nickname for a curious or inquisitive person, from Middle High German wunder ‘curiosity’, ‘astonishment’.

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


Similar surnames: Wander, Lander, Bunde, Wendel, Buder, Winder, Mander, Wieder, Wender

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Wunder Family Origin

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Wunder Family Occupations

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  • Butcher

    13%
  • Farmer

    11%
  • Laborer

    5%
  • Tailor

    4%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Wunder family was Tailor. Butcher, Farmer and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wunder. The most common Wunder occupation in the USA was Butcher. 13% of Wunder's were Butchers.

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Wunder Historical Records

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Wunder Life Expectancy

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Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
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