History of your Surname
Get access to Sussman family records.Start a free trial

Sussman Family History

Sussman Name Meaning

Americanized form of German and Jewish (Ashkenazic) Süssmann: elaborated form of Süss (see Suess ) literally ‘sweet man’. Jewish (Ashkenazic): from the Yiddish personal name Zusman literally ‘sweet man’ (compare 1 above).

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Russman, Justman, Susman, Mussman, Bassman, Mossman, Gussman, Hassman

Search for a relative to learn more about your family history.

Hint: Try searching for a relative alive in 1940.

Black & white image of a young woman scientist

Where is the Sussman family from?

You can see how Sussman families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Sussman family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1880 and 1920. The most Sussman families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 6 Sussman families living in Ontario. This was about 40% of all the recorded Sussman's in Canada. Ontario and 1 other province had the highest population of Sussman families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Sussman surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Sussman ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Clerk was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Sussman. 100% of Sussman men worked as a Clerk. .

View Census Data for Sussman | Data not to scale

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

Top Male Occupations In 1921

  • Clerk
Black & white image of two construction labourers

What Sussman family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 20,000 census records available for the last name Sussman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sussman census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search Canadian census records for Sussman

Passenger Lists

There are 7,000 immigration records available for the last name Sussman. 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.

View all Sussman immigration records

Draft Cards

There are 3,000 military records available for the last name Sussman. For the veterans among your Sussman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

View all Sussman military records

You've only scratched the surface of Sussman family history

Discover More

What is the average Sussman lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Sussman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Sussman in 1948 was 43, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sussman

Discover the unique achievements of ancestors in the Sussman family tree

Explore Your Tree

Browse profiles of historical people with the Sussman last name

Search for another surname
Enter last name/surname
Start a 14-Day Free Trial