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Suroff Family History

Suroff Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Shroff, Turoff, Duboff, Stoff, Skoff, Boroff, Sadoff, Strouf, Sarnoff

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Where is the Suroff family from?

You can see how Suroff families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Suroff family name was found in the USA between 1880 and 1920. The most Suroff families were found in and USA in 1880. In 1880 there were 2 Suroff families living in Michigan. This was 100% of all the recorded Suroff's in USA. Michigan had the highest population of Suroff families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Suroff surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Suroff ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman was the top reported job for people in the USA named Suroff. 100% of Suroff men worked as a Salesman. .

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

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Salesman
    100%
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Census Records

There are 74 census records available for the last name Suroff. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Suroff census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 46 immigration records available for the last name Suroff. 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 Cards

There are 5 military records available for the last name Suroff. For the veterans among your Suroff ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Suroff lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2001, in the United States, Suroff life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1993, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Suroff in 1963 was 75, and 89 in 2001.

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