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Suire Name Meaning

French: variant of Sueur an occupational name for a shoemaker or cobbler (rarely a tailor) from Old French sueur ‘one who sews’ (from Latin sutor an agent derivative of suere ‘to sew’).

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

Similar surnames: Oubre, Squire, Dupre, Scire, Shire, Guile, Soine, Wire, Caire, Shirer

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Where is the Suire family from?

You can see how Suire families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Suire family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Scotland between 1851 and 1920. The most Suire families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 11 Suire families living in Louisiana. This was about 65% of all the recorded Suire's in USA. Louisiana had the highest population of Suire families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Suire surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Suire ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housework were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Suire. 31% of Suire men worked as a Laborer and 58% of Suire women worked as a Housework. Some less common occupations for Americans named Suire were Labor and Housekeeper. .

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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.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Farm Hand
  • Labor

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housework
  • Housekeeper
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Suire. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Suire 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 248 immigration records available for the last name Suire. 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 672 military records available for the last name Suire. For the veterans among your Suire ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Suire lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Suire life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 1973. The average life expectancy for Suire in 1948 was 46, and 64 in 2004.

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