Sugar Family History

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Sugar Name Meaning

Hungarian (Sugár): nickname for a well-built person, from sugár ‘tall’, ‘slim’. Translation of German and Jewish Zucker ‘sugar’. English: nickname from the vocabulary word sugar as a term of affection, or possibly an occupational name for a confectioner or dealer in sugar, although there is no evidence for this in English sources.

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

Similar surnames: Lugar, Spear, Star, Suter, Shugar, Zegar, Suba, Sagar, Segar, Shear

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Sugar Family Origin

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Sugar Family Occupations

What did your Sugar ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Domestic were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Sugar. 17% of Sugar men worked as a Farmer and 50% of Sugar women worked as a Domestic. Some less common occupations for Americans named Sugar were Bookkeeper and Housekeeper

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Tailor
  • Bookkeeper

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Domestic
  • Housekeeper

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

Sugar Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 14,000 census records available for the last name Sugar. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sugar 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Sugar. 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 8,000 military records available for the last name Sugar. For the veterans among your Sugar ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Sugar Life Expectancy

What is the average Sugar lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Sugar life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1967, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Sugar in 1953 was 57, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sugar

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sugar 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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