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Suen Family History

Suen Name Meaning

Chinese:: Cantonese form of the surname 孫 see Sun Cantonese form of the surnames 宣 and 旋 see Xuan 1 and 5.

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

Similar surnames: Sun, Shen, Ruen, Bien, Shan, Sien, Koen, Sion, Susan, Sem

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Where is the Suen family from?

You can see how Suen families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Suen family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1871 and 1920. The most Suen families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 4 Suen families living in Ontario. This was about 67% of all the recorded Suen's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Suen families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Suen surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Suen ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Teamster was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Suen. 34% of Suen men worked as a Teamster. .

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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.

Top Male Occupations In 1921

  • Teamster
  • Farmer
  • Cook
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Suen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Suen 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Suen. 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 223 military records available for the last name Suen. For the veterans among your Suen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Suen lifespan?

Between 1967 and 2004, in the United States, Suen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1998, and highest in 1977. The average life expectancy for Suen in 1967 was 75, and 87 in 2004.

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