Suh Name Meaning

Korean: variant of So (see So). North German: from Middle Low German su ‘sow’, either a metonymic occupational name for a swineherd or an offensive nickname.

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

Similar surnames: Suhr, Sur, Soh, Saum, Suk, Schuh, Sum, Sun, Sas, Rush

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Suh Family Origin

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Suh Family Occupations

What did your Suh ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the US named Suh.

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer

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Suh Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 399 census records available for the last name Suh. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Suh 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 946 immigration records available for the last name Suh. 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 44 military records available for the last name Suh. For the veterans among your Suh ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Suh Life Expectancy

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Between 1965 and 2004, in the United States, Suh life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1975, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Suh in 1965 was 65, and 71 in 2004.

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