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Sulzer Name Meaning

German: occupational name for someone who made prepared meats, from Middle High German sulzer ‘butcher’, ‘charcutier’. German: from a derivative of Middle High German sulze ‘brine’, hence a topographic name for someone who lived near a source of salty water, or a habitational name for someone from a place called Sulz.

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


Similar surnames: Kulzer, Salzer, Summer, Seller, Huller, Setzer, Kilzer, Buller

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Sulzer Family Origin

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Sulzer Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    22%
  • Plumber

    7%
  • Brewer Help

    4%
  • Butcher

    4%

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In 1880, the most common Sulzer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 22% of Sulzer's were Farmers. Farmer, Plumber and Brewer Help were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sulzer. A less common occupation for the Sulzer family was Butcher.

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