Surbaugh Family History

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Surbaugh Name Meaning

Altered form of German Surbach, a habitational name from a minor place named with Middle Low German sur ‘sour’ (or sure ‘sorrel’) + beke ‘creek’. In Germany this surname occurs chiefly in the Ruhr.

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

Similar surnames: Sirbaugh, Sharbaugh, Silbaugh, Arbaugh, Lushbaugh, Tombaugh, Carbaugh

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Surbaugh Family Origin

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Surbaugh Family Occupations

What did your Surbaugh ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Surbaugh. 13% of Surbaugh men worked as a Farmer and 10% of Surbaugh women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Surbaugh were Farm Labor and Bag Folder

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Barber
  • Salesman
  • Farm Labor

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housekeeper
  • Saleslady
  • Waitress
  • Bag Folder

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Surbaugh Historical Records

What Surbaugh family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Surbaugh. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Surbaugh 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 59 immigration records available for the last name Surbaugh. 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 428 military records available for the last name Surbaugh. For the veterans among your Surbaugh ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Surbaugh Life Expectancy

What is the average Surbaugh lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Surbaugh life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Surbaugh in 1947 was 39, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Surbaugh

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Surbaugh 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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