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Sudlow Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Sudlow Farm in Tabley Superior (Cheshire) from Old English sūth ‘south southern’ + hlāw ‘mound hill’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Ludlow, Hudlow, Wadlow, Sutley, Rudow, Luplow, Sukow, Ludlam, Enslow

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Where is the Sudlow family from?

You can see how Sudlow families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Sudlow family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Sudlow families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1911 there were 12 Sudlow families living in Ontario. This was about 92% of all the recorded Sudlow's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Sudlow families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Sudlow surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Sudlow ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Sudlow. 20% of Sudlow men worked as a Laborer and 34% of Sudlow women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Sudlow were Clerk and Stenographer. .

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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

  • Laborer
  • Farm Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Clerk

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Teacher
  • Housekeeper
  • Packer
  • Stenographer
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Census Records

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Sudlow. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sudlow 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 731 immigration records available for the last name Sudlow. 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 723 military records available for the last name Sudlow. For the veterans among your Sudlow ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Sudlow lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Sudlow life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1982, and highest in 1969. The average life expectancy for Sudlow in 1964 was 89, and 79 in 2004.

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