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Gunderson Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Gundersen, Gunderson, Gundersson, Gunnarsen, Gunnarson, Gunnarsson, Gunnarrson, Gunnersen, Gunnerson and many more.

Gunderson Ranking

In the United States, the name Gunderson is the 2,797th most popular surname with an estimated 9,948 people with that name. [1]


United States Gunderson migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Gunderson Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Knud Gunderson, who landed in Texas in 1846 [2]
  • Bendek Gunderson, who landed in Minnesota in 1861 [2]
  • Gunder B Gunderson, who arrived in Minnesota in 1861 [2]
  • Thea Gunderson, aged 21, who arrived in New York, NY in 1869 [2]
  • Anders Gunderson, aged 25, who immigrated to the United States from Bergen, in 1893
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)
Gunderson Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
  • Annie Gunderson, who landed in America, in 1905
  • Anna Gunderson, aged 56, who settled in America from Gyland, Norway, in 1907
  • Alma Marie Madalene Gunderson, aged 22, who settled in America from Norway, in 1907
  • Arnold Gunderson, aged 4, who landed in America, in 1908
  • Gunderson, aged 16, who landed in America from Norway, in 1909
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Contemporary Notables of the name Gunderson (post 1700) +

  • Lauren Gunderson (b. 1982), American playwright, screenwriter, and short story author
  • Belmar Gunderson (1934-2023), American tennis player, born in Fort Sill, Oklahoma
  • Henry Gunderson (b. 1990), American contemporary artist who lives and works in San Francisco
  • Lauren Gunderson (b. 1982), award-winning American playwright
  • Scott L. Gunderson (b. 1956), Wisconsin farmer, state legislator, and former small business owner
  • Theodore L. Gunderson (b. 1928), American private investigator and former FBI special agent
  • Ryan Gunderson (b. 1985), American Professional Hockey player
  • Kevin Gunderson (b. 1984), American Minor League Baseball player
  • Eric Gunderson (b. 1966), American Major League Baseball player
  • Steve Gunderson, United States actor
  • ... (Another 24 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)


  1. "What are the 5,000 Most Common Last Names in the U.S.?". NameCensus.com, https://namecensus.com/last-names/
  2. Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)


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