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Lund Family History

Lund Name Meaning

Scandinavian German and English: topographic name for someone who lived by a grove Old Norse lundr; the word was adopted into northern dialects of Middle English and also into Anglo-Norman French. There are a number of places in England named with this word as for example Lund in Lancashire East Yorkshire and North Yorkshire Lunt in Merseyside and Lound in Lincolnshire Nottinghamshire and Suffolk and the surname may derive from any of these. As a Swedish surname it is probably most often ornamental. German: habitational name from any of the places called Lund or Lunden in Schleswig-Holstein.

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


Similar surnames: Sund, Land, Lind, Lunt, Sand, Fund, Lunde, Long, Lundy, Mund

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Where is the Lund family from?

You can see how Lund families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Lund family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Lund families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 92 Lund families living in Alberta. This was about 22% of all the recorded Lund's in Canada. Alberta had the highest population of Lund families in 1911.
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What did your Lund ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the Canada named Lund. 59% of Lund men worked as a Farmer and 16% of Lund women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Lund were Farmers Son and Student. .

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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

  • Farmer
    59%
  • Labourer
    8%
  • Laborer
    7%
  • Farmers Son
    5%

Top Female Occupations In 1921

  • Housekeeper
    16%
  • Farmer
    16%
  • Farmers D
    12%
  • Student
    12%
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 49,000 immigration records available for the last name Lund. 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 25,000 military records available for the last name Lund. For the veterans among your Lund ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Lund lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Lund life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Lund in 1945 was 22, and 77 in 2004.

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