Saurer Family History

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Saurer Name Meaning

German: variant of Sauer, the ending -er reflecting the inflected form of the adjective.

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

Similar surnames: Seurer, Sauter, Sauder, Sauer, Mauger, Sander, Stuber, Slauter, Saur

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Saurer Family Origin

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Saurer Family Occupations

What did your Saurer ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Chambermaid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Saurer. 26% of Saurer men worked as a Farmer and 34% of Saurer women worked as a Chambermaid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Saurer were Miner and Maid

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Janitor
  • Miner

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Chambermaid
  • File Clerk
  • Maid

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Saurer Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Saurer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Saurer 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 447 immigration records available for the last name Saurer. 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 723 military records available for the last name Saurer. For the veterans among your Saurer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Saurer Life Expectancy

What is the average Saurer lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Saurer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1971, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Saurer in 1958 was 61, and 78 in 2004.

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