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Lunden Family History

Lunden Name Meaning

Swedish (Lundén): variant of Lundeen. Norwegian: habitational name from any of numerous farmsteads, so named from the definite singular form of lund ‘grove’. German: habitational name from Lunden in Holstein.

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

Similar surnames: Linden, Lunder, Lunde, Lande, Munden, Linde, Lundeen, Lundin, Landen

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Where is the Lunden family from?

You can see how Lunden families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Lunden family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Lunden families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 4 Lunden families living in Manitoba. This was about 36% of all the recorded Lunden's in Canada. Manitoba had the highest population of Lunden families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Lunden surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Lunden ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the CA named Lunden. 60% of Lunden men worked as a Farmer.

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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
  • Student
  • Carpenter
  • Labourer
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Census Records

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Lunden. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lunden 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Lunden. 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 762 military records available for the last name Lunden. For the veterans among your Lunden ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Lunden lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Lunden life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1981, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Lunden in 1962 was 60, and 70 in 2004.

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