Amundsen Name Meaning

Danish and Norwegian: patronymic from a Nordic personal name {O,}gmundr, composed of the elements agi ‘awe’ (or possibly ag ‘point of a sword’) + mund ‘protection’. Compare Hammond.

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List of People with Surname Amundsen

According to our database, there are a total of 1,222 people with the surname Amundsen. Among these people surnamed Amundsen, there are about 218 distinct names, with an average of 5 people who have the same name. John Amundsen, David Amundsen and Richard Amundsen are the top three most widely-used names from the list of people surnamed Amundsen, with 29, 28 and 25 people respectively.

Besides that, we found that California has the largest number of people surnamed Amundsen, with a total of 151 people, and there are a total of 86 distinct names among these people. Minnesota is the second-most populous state for people with the surname Amundsen, with a total of 144 people and an average of 84 distinct names.