Sundheim Family History

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Sundheim Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from any of several farmsteads so named, or more recently formed as a compound of sund ‘strait’, ‘sound’ + heim ‘home’, ‘farmstead’. German: habitation name from any of various places so named.

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

Similar surnames: Sundet, Solheim, Nordheim, Sunde, Sundholm, Sundahl, Opheim, Manheim

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Sundheim Family Origin

Where is the Sundheim family from?

Sundheim Family Occupations

What did your Sundheim ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Sundheim family was Keeping Cows. Butcher, Clerk In Provisions and Clothier were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sundheim. The most common Sundheim occupation in the USA was Butcher. 13% of Sundheim's were Butchers.

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  • Butcher

  • Clerk In Provisions

  • Clothier

  • Keeping Cows


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

Sundheim Historical Records

What Sundheim family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 720 census records available for the last name Sundheim. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sundheim 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 328 immigration records available for the last name Sundheim. 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 236 military records available for the last name Sundheim. For the veterans among your Sundheim ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Sundheim Life Expectancy

What is the average Sundheim lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Sundheim life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1986, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Sundheim in 1960 was 50, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sundheim

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sundheim 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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