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Fun Family History

Fun Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Fu, Fan, Yun, Sun, Mun, Kun, Fund, Funt, Jun, Bun

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Where is the Fun family from?

You can see how Fun families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Fun family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1851 and 1920. The most Fun families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 10 Fun families living in British Columbia. This was about 56% of all the recorded Fun's in Canada. British Columbia had the highest population of Fun families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Fun surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Fun ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Labourer was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Fun. 47% of Fun men worked as a Labourer. .

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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 Male Occupations In 1921

  • Labourer
    47%
  • Laundryman
    24%
  • Cook
    16%
  • Farmer
    16%
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What Fun family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Fun. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Fun 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Fun. 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 Cards

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

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What is the average Fun lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2002, in the United States, Fun life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1993, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Fun in 1962 was 74, and 85 in 2002.

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