Sundquist Family History

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Sundquist Name Meaning

Swedish: ornamental name composed of the elements sund ‘strait’, ‘sound’ + quist, an old or ornamental spelling of kvist ‘twig’.

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

Similar surnames: Sandquist, Lundquist, Rundquist, Lindquist, Runquist, Sjoquist

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Sundquist Family Origin

Where is the Sundquist family from?

Sundquist Family Occupations

What did your Sundquist ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Sundquist family was Fisher. The most common Sundquist occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Sundquist's were Farmers. Farmer, Carpenter and Coal Dealer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sundquist.

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  • Farmer

  • Carpenter

  • Coal Dealer

  • Fisher


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

Sundquist Historical Records

What Sundquist family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 10,000 census records available for the last name Sundquist. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sundquist 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Sundquist. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Sundquist. For the veterans among your Sundquist ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Sundquist Life Expectancy

What is the average Sundquist lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Sundquist life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Sundquist in 1940 was 51, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sundquist

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sundquist 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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