Sura Family History

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Sura Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of Polish Szura, a nickname from szurac ‘to shuffle’ or from Old Polish szura ‘brother-in-law’. Indian (Gujarat): Hindu (Vania) and Muslim name of unknown meaning.

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

Similar surnames: Dura, Sur, Kara, Gura, Suri, Susa, Lura, Sera, Saha, Jura

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Sura Family Origin

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Sura Family Occupations

What did your Sura ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Sura family was Wood Polisher. The most common Sura occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Sura's were Farmers. Farmer, Farming and Teamster were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sura.

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  • Farmer

  • Farming

  • Teamster

  • Wood Polisher


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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Sura ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Sura Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Sura. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sura 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

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Sura. 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 Card

There are 583 military records available for the last name Sura. For the veterans among your Sura ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Sura Life Expectancy

What is the average Sura lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Sura life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1978, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Sura in 1956 was 62, and 89 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sura

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sura ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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