Suhr Family History

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Suhr Name Meaning

nickname for a bitter or cantankerous person, from Middle Low German sur ‘sour’. German: habitation name from a place so named in Schleswig-Holstein. The surname is also found in Sweden and Denmark, probably taken there from Germany.

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


Similar surnames: Suer, Suh, Fuhr, Suhre, Stuhr, Uhr, Sur, Sohr, Duhr, Muhr

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Suhr Family Origin

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Suhr Family Occupations

What did your Suhr ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Carpenter and Ingine Driver were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Suhr. The most common Suhr occupation in Canada was Carpenter. 50% of Suhr's were Carpenters.

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  • Carpenter

    50%
  • Ingine Driver

    50%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Suhr ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Suhr Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Suhr. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Suhr 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Suhr. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Suhr. For the veterans among your Suhr ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Suhr Life Expectancy

What is the average Suhr lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Suhr life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Suhr in 1942 was 38, and 76 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Suhr 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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