Sundstrom Family History

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Sundstrom Name Meaning

Swedish (Sundström): from sund ‘strait’, ‘sound’ + ström ‘river’, mostly an ornamental name, but in some cases a topographic name for someone who lived by a river running into a strait.

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

Similar surnames: Lundstrom, Sandstrom, Landstrom, Lindstrom, Strom, Lidstrom

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Sundstrom Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Sundstrom name?

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

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Sweden


  • Norway


  • Germanic Europe


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Sundstrom Family Origin

Where is the Sundstrom family from?

Sundstrom Family Occupations

What did your Sundstrom ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Awning Maker and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sundstrom. The most common Sundstrom occupation in the USA was Farmer. 35% of Sundstrom's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Sundstrom family was Farming.

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  • Farmer

  • Awning Maker

  • Carpenter

  • Farming


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

Sundstrom Historical Records

What Sundstrom family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 10,000 census records available for the last name Sundstrom. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sundstrom 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 8,000 immigration records available for the last name Sundstrom. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Sundstrom. For the veterans among your Sundstrom ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Sundstrom Life Expectancy

What is the average Sundstrom lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Sundstrom life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1976. The average life expectancy for Sundstrom in 1952 was 47, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sundstrom

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sundstrom 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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