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Gunderson Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Gunderson name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Gunderson. 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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Gunderson Family Origin

Where is the Gunderson family from?

Gunderson Family Occupations

What did your Gunderson ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Gunderson occupation in the UK was Keeper Eating Houses. 20% of Gunderson's were Keeper Eating Housess. Keeper Eating Houses, Mariner and Mariners Wife were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gunderson. A less common occupation for the Gunderson family was None.

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  • Keeper Eating Houses

  • Mariner

  • Mariners Wife

  • None


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

Gunderson Historical Records

What Gunderson family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 64,000 census records available for the last name Gunderson. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gunderson 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 12,000 immigration records available for the last name Gunderson. 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 9,000 military records available for the last name Gunderson. For the veterans among your Gunderson ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gunderson Life Expectancy

What is the average Gunderson lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Gunderson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Gunderson in 1945 was 19, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gunderson

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gunderson 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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