Suri Family History

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Suri Name Meaning

Indian (Panjab): Hindu (Khatri) and Sikh name, based on the name of a clan in the Khatri community, from Sanskrit suri ‘sun’, ‘priest’, ‘sage’. It is also an epithet of Krishna. Hungarian (Súri): habitational name for someone from any of several places called Sur, in Komárom and Veszprém counties and in former Pozsony county in Hungary, now in Slovakia.

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

Similar surnames: Puri, Turi, Peri, Sardi, Sari, Sur, Sani, Hari, Siri, Sura

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Suri Family Origin

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Suri Family Occupations

What did your Suri ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Janitor were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Suri. 34% of Suri men worked as a Laborer and 25% of Suri women worked as a Janitor. Some less common occupations for Americans named Suri were Proprietor and Stripper

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Elevator Operator
  • New Worker
  • Proprietor

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Janitor
  • Machine Operator
  • Serving
  • Stripper

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

Suri Historical Records

What Suri family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 539 census records available for the last name Suri. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Suri 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 558 immigration records available for the last name Suri. 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 415 military records available for the last name Suri. For the veterans among your Suri ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Suri Life Expectancy

What is the average Suri lifespan?

Between 1967 and 2004, in the United States, Suri life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1976, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Suri in 1967 was 85, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Suri

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Suri 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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