Sauerland Family History

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Sauerland Name Meaning

German: regional name for someone from the area between Sieg and the Ruhr known as Sauerland.

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


Similar surnames: Haberland, Kurland, Sandland, Osterland, Harland, Sutherland

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Sauerland Family Origin

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Sauerland Family Occupations

What did your Sauerland ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Hotel Keeper, Cigar Maker and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sauerland. The most common Sauerland occupation in the USA was Hotel Keeper. 22% of Sauerland's were Hotel Keepers. A less common occupation for the Sauerland family was Laborer.

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  • Hotel Keeper

    22%
  • Cigar Maker

    11%
  • Farmer

    11%
  • Laborer

    11%

United States shown, Canada data unavailable

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

Sauerland Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Sauerland. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sauerland 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Sauerland. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, 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 Sauerland. For the veterans among your Sauerland ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Sauerland Life Expectancy

What is the average Sauerland lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2003, in the United States, Sauerland life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1967, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Sauerland in 1962 was 96, and 84 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sauerland

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sauerland 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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