Suit Name Meaning

English and Scottish: probably a variant of Sewatt, which is from the common Old Norse personal name Sigvarðr, composed of sigr ‘victory’ + varðr ‘guardian’. The International Genealogical Index records several UK ancestors called Suit(t), though the name is hardly found in Britain today.

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


Similar surnames: Suitt, Tuft, Suits, Suite, Such, Heit, Sult, Subia, Sui, Pust

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Suit Family Origin

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Suit Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    42%
  • Laborer

    13%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Farm Laborer

    4%

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In 1880, the most common Suit occupation in the USA was Farmer. 42% of Suit's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Suit family was Farm Laborer. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Suit.

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Suit Historical Records

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Suit Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1953 and 2004, Suit life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Suit in 1953 was 68, and 79 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Suit

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