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Lundy Family History

Lundy Name Meaning

Scottish and northern Irish: habitational name from any of several places called Lundie, for example one near Doune in Perthshire. Irish: according to MacLysaght, from Norman de la Lounde, a name recorded in medieval documents in counties Tipperary and Kilkenny.

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

Similar surnames: Lund, Landy, Mundy, Lunday, Linde, Gundy, Lande, Lunde, Sundt, Lind

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Where is the Lundy family from?

You can see how Lundy families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Lundy family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Lundy families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 296 Lundy families living in Ontario. This was about 71% of all the recorded Lundy's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Lundy families in 1911.
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What did your Lundy ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Lundy. 49% of Lundy men worked as a Farmer and 36% of Lundy women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Lundy were Carpenter and School Teacher.

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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
  • Labourer
  • Laborer
  • Carpenter

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Housekeeper
  • Farmer
  • Student
  • School Teacher
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Census Records

There are 64,000 census records available for the last name Lundy. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lundy 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 9,000 immigration records available for the last name Lundy. 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 13,000 military records available for the last name Lundy. For the veterans among your Lundy ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Lundy lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Lundy life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Lundy in 1942 was 24, and 76 in 2004.

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