Bunde Family History
Bunde Name Meaning
North German: status name for a farmer from Middle Low German bunde bunne related to Danish Swedish bonde ‘free peasant’ (see Bond ). German (Bünde): topographic name from Old High German biunda ‘enclosed fertile pasture’ (modern German Bünde Beunte) a derivative of biwenden ‘to bend or weave’ with reference to the practice of making fences from woven branches. There are many different local forms and communal implications concerning the use of the land. North German (Bünde): habitational name from a place in Westphalia so named with the same word as in 2 above.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022