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Lunder Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from any of about 10 farmsteads named Lunder, from the indefinite plural form of lund ‘grove’.

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


Similar surnames: Lunden, Lunde, Sander, Lande, Linder, Lander, Linde, Linden, Lunzer

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Where is the Lunder family from?

You can see how Lunder families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Lunder family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Lunder families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 5 Lunder families living in Alberta. This was about 36% of all the recorded Lunder's in Canada. Alberta had the highest population of Lunder families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Lunder surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Lunder ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Laborer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Lunder. 28% of Lunder men worked as a Laborer and 24% of Lunder women worked as a Laborer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Lunder were Farm Operator and Operator.

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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.

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    28%
  • Farmer
    23%
  • Salesman
    11%
  • Farm Operator
    7%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    24%
  • Stenographer
    24%
  • Housewife
    18%
  • Operator
    12%
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Lunder. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lunder 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 919 immigration records available for the last name Lunder. 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 715 military records available for the last name Lunder. For the veterans among your Lunder ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Lunder lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Lunder life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Lunder in 1961 was 46, and 91 in 2004.

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