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Saurman Name Meaning

Variant of Jewish (Ashkenazic) Sauerman or German Sauermann, nickname for an embittered person, literally ‘sour man’.

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

Similar surnames: Sturman, Urman, Harman, Shurman, Warman, Laufman, Sherman, Furman

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Where is the Saurman family from?

You can see how Saurman families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Saurman family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Saurman families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 5 Saurman families living in Ontario. This was about 63% of all the recorded Saurman's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Saurman families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Saurman surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Saurman ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Saurman. 20% of Saurman men worked as a Salesman and 45% of Saurman women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Saurman were Traveling Salesman and Maid.

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

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Salesman
  • Farmer
  • Carpenter
  • Traveling Salesman

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Clerk
  • Teacher
  • Maid
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Saurman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Saurman census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 134 immigration records available for the last name Saurman. 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 Cards

There are 289 military records available for the last name Saurman. For the veterans among your Saurman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Saurman lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Saurman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1991, and highest in 1966. The average life expectancy for Saurman in 1963 was 76, and 71 in 2004.

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