Suits Name Meaning

Probably an ethnic name for someone from Switzerland. This is a common surname in the Mohawk Valley and may be of Dutch or Palatine German origin, derived for example from Dutch Switser.

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

Similar surnames: Suit, Sluis, Buis, Stuit, Duis, Swets, Sult, Sitz, Bunts, Spitz

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Suits Family Origin

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Suits Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Carpenter


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In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Suits. The most common Suits occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Suits's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Suits family was Carpenter.

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Suits Historical Records

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Suits Life Expectancy

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Between 1948 and 2004, Suits life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Suits in 1948 was 37, and 74 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Suits

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