Amundson Family History

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Amundson Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of Amundsen or of the Swedish cognate Amundsson.

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

Similar surnames: Omundson, Madson, Aronson, Osmundson, Arnason, Arnson, Amberson

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Amundson Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Amundson name?

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

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  • England & Wales


  • Norway


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Sweden


  • Germanic Europe


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Amundson Family Origin

Where is the Amundson family from?

Amundson Family Occupations

What did your Amundson ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Amundson family was Tinplate Worker. The most common Amundson occupation in the UK was Manager Coal Exporter (Coal Manuf). 33% of Amundson's were Manager Coal Exporter (Coal Manuf)s. Manager Coal Exporter (Coal Manuf) and Plumber & Glazier were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Amundson.

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  • Manager Coal Exporter (Coal Manuf)

  • Plumber & Glazier

  • Tinplate Worker


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

Amundson Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 26,000 census records available for the last name Amundson. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Amundson 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Amundson. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 4,000 military records available for the last name Amundson. For the veterans among your Amundson ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Amundson Life Expectancy

What is the average Amundson lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Amundson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1957. The average life expectancy for Amundson in 1944 was 40, and 76 in 2004.

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