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Surgeon Name Meaning

English: from Middle English, Old French sur(ri)gien (from a derivative of Late Latin chirurgia ‘handiwork’), hence an occupational name for a person who performed operations, mostly amputations. Before the advent of anaesthetics, only crude surgery was possible, and the calling was often combined with that of the barber or bath house attendant. French: topographic name for someone who lived close to a gushing spring.

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


Similar surnames: Sturgeon, Gudgeon, Sargent, Burgett, Buren, Burden, Dudgeon, Burgin

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Surgeon Family Origin

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Surgeon Family Occupations

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  • Boiler Maker

    43%
  • Fitter

    29%
  • Clerk

    14%
  • Service Civile

    14%

In 1881, Boiler Maker, Fitter and Clerk were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Surgeon. A less common occupation for the Surgeon family was Service Civile. The most common Surgeon occupation in Canada was Boiler Maker. 43% of Surgeon's were Boiler Makers.

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Surgeon Historical Records

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Surgeon Life Expectancy

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