Gunnarson Family History

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Gunnarson Name Meaning

Swedish (Gunnarsson): patronymic from the personal name Gunnar, from Old Norse Gunnarr, a compound of Old Norse gunn ‘battle’ + arr ‘warrior’.

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


Similar surnames: Gunnerson, Gundersen, Gunner, Gunnison, Gustafson, Jonasson, Anderson

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Gunnarson Family Origin

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Gunnarson Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    55%
  • Cigar Maker

    9%
  • In Grain Elevator

    9%
  • Laborer

    9%

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In 1880, Farmer, Cigar Maker and In Grain Elevator were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gunnarson. A less common occupation for the Gunnarson family was Laborer. The most common Gunnarson occupation in the USA was Farmer. 55% of Gunnarson's were Farmers.

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Gunnarson Historical Records

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Gunnarson Life Expectancy

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