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Runde Name Meaning

German: variant of Runte. EG Norwegian:nhabitational name from an island farmstead in Sunnmøre callednRunde, probably derived from Old Norse hrinda ‘thrust’, ‘push’,nwith reference to a projecting island or promontory. OV2

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


Similar surnames: Rund, Bunde, Runge, Sunde, Runte, Rude, Lunde, Rudi, Kunde, Rundel

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Where is the Runde family from?

You can see how Runde families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Runde family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Runde families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 6 Runde families living in Quebec. This was about 60% of all the recorded Runde's in Canada. Quebec had the highest population of Runde families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Runde surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Runde ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farming and Secretary were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Runde. 22% of Runde men worked as a Farming and 38% of Runde women worked as a Secretary. Some less common occupations for Americans named Runde were Clerk and 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.

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farming
    22%
  • Farmer
    20%
  • Laborer
    13%
  • Clerk
    10%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Secretary
    38%
  • Stenographer
    38%
  • Teacher
    25%
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Runde. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Runde 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 872 immigration records available for the last name Runde. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Runde. For the veterans among your Runde ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Runde lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Runde life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1987, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Runde in 1962 was 71, and 80 in 2004.

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