Gundersen Family History

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Gundersen Name Meaning

Danish and Norwegian: patronymic from an Old Norse personal name, Gunnarr, a compound of gunn ‘battle’ + arr ‘warrior’.

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


Similar surnames: Gunnarson, Andersen, Enderson, Gunnerson, Einerson, Gregersen

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Gundersen Family Origin

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Gundersen Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    27%
  • Keeping House

    23%
  • Carpenter

    14%
  • Farm Laborer

    5%

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In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gundersen. The most common Gundersen occupation in the USA was Farmer. 27% of Gundersen's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Gundersen family was Farm Laborer.

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Gundersen Historical Records

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Gundersen Life Expectancy

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