Sui Name Meaning

Chinese : from the name of the state of Sui () that existed during the Zhou dynasty (1122–221 bc). Descendants of a ruler of this state adopted its name as their surname. However, the current form of the name is in most cases the character , which was used to represent the name of the Sui dynasty (581–618 ad). An emperor of that dynasty, Wen Di, commanded the change in form.

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

Similar surnames: Shi, Sun, Su, Lu, Qi, Du, Cui, Hui, Bai, Si

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Sui Family Origin

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Sui Family Occupations

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In 1940, Butcher was the top reported job for people in the US named Sui. 28% of Sui men worked as a Butcher

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Butcher
  • Cook
  • Waiter
  • Ironer

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

Sui Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Sui. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sui 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

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Draft Card

There are 4,000 military records available for the last name Sui. For the veterans among your Sui ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Sui Life Expectancy

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Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Sui life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2000, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Sui in 1964 was 54, and 82 in 2004.

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