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Sundt Name Meaning

Norwegian and Swedish: variant of Sund . North German: habitational name from any of the places called Stralsund or Sunden. North German: topographic name from Middle Low German sunt ‘narrows’. North German: nickname from Middle Low German sunt ‘healthy unhurt’.

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


Similar surnames: Sund, Bunde, Sunde, Hundt, Mundt, Sundet, Sand, Sult, Fendt, Sando

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Where is the Sundt family from?

You can see how Sundt families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Sundt family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Scotland between 1871 and 1920. The most Sundt families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 6 Sundt families living in Illinois. This was about 40% of all the recorded Sundt's in USA. Illinois had the highest population of Sundt families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Sundt surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Sundt ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Cook were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Sundt. 17% of Sundt men worked as a Farmer and 34% of Sundt women worked as a Cook. Some less common occupations for Americans named Sundt were Salesman and Stenographer. .

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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

  • Farmer
    17%
  • Truck Driver
    13%
  • Carpenter
    13%
  • Salesman
    9%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Cook
    34%
  • Teacher
    34%
  • Stenographer
    34%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Sundt. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sundt 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Sundt. 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 714 military records available for the last name Sundt. For the veterans among your Sundt ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Sundt lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Sundt life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1991, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Sundt in 1962 was 76, and 84 in 2004.

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