Lunt Family History

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Lunt Name Meaning

Northern English: topographic name for someone who lived by a grove, from Old Norse lundr (see Lund).

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

Similar surnames: Lund, Munt, Blunt, Lant, Luft, Mount, Hunt, Lind, Long, Bunt

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Lunt Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Lunt name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Lunt. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Norway


  • Sweden


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Lunt Family Origin

Where is the Lunt family from?

Lunt Family Occupations

What did your Lunt ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Lunt occupation in Canada was Student. 43% of Lunt's were Students. Student, Fisherman and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lunt. A less common occupation for the Lunt family was Farmer.

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  • Student

  • Fisherman

  • Laborer

  • Farmer


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Lunt ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Lunt Historical Records

What Lunt family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 43,000 census records available for the last name Lunt. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lunt census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 7,000 immigration records available for the last name Lunt. 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 Card

There are 6,000 military records available for the last name Lunt. For the veterans among your Lunt ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Lunt Life Expectancy

What is the average Lunt lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Lunt life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Lunt in 1953 was 42, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lunt

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Lunt ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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