Bunde Family History

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Bunde Name Meaning

North German: status name for a farmer 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 for someone from a place in Westphalia, so named with the same word as 2.

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

Similar surnames: Bonde, Bunge, Budde, Linde, Sundt, Bunce, Lande, Quade, Lunde, Brede

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Bunde Family Origin

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Bunde Family Occupations

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In 1940, Farmer and Seamstress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Bunde. 20% of Bunde men worked as a Farmer and 9% of Bunde women worked as a Seamstress. Some less common occupations for Americans named Bunde were Farming and Inspector

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Carpenter
  • Farming

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Seamstress
  • Office Clerk
  • Housewife
  • Inspector

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

Bunde Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Bunde. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bunde census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 666 immigration records available for the last name Bunde. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Bunde. For the veterans among your Bunde ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bunde Life Expectancy

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Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Bunde life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1975. The average life expectancy for Bunde in 1953 was 57, and 78 in 2004.

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