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Sund Surname Meaning

Swedish and Danish: from sund ‘strait sound’ a topographic name adopted by someone who lived by a strait or an ornamental name (often from a corresponding placename element). Norwegian: habitational name from any of twenty-five or more farmsteads mainly in Nordland from Old Norse sund ‘strait sound’. English: nickname for a healthy or prosperous person from Middle English sund sound ‘sound healthy prosperous’ (Old English sund). English: topographic name for someone who lived by a sound or strait from Middle English sound sund ‘sound (body of water sea)’ (Old English sund). English: variant of Sand .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Lund, Sand, Sundt, Sunde, Lind, Mund, Sun, Bunt, Budd, Hind

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Where is the Sund family from?

You can see how Sund families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Sund family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Sund families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 90 Sund families living in Yorkshire. This was about 49% of all the recorded Sund's in United Kingdom. Yorkshire had the highest population of Sund families in 1891.
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What did your Sund ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Sund. 100% of Sund women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. .

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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 Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
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Census Records

There are 11,000 census records available for the last name Sund. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sund 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Sund. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 3,000 military records available for the last name Sund. For the veterans among your Sund ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Sund lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Sund life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Sund in 1955 was 38, and 76 in 2004.

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