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Sura Family History

Sura Name Meaning
Americanized spelling of Polish Szura, a nickname from szurac ‘to shuffle’ or from Old Polish szura ‘brother-in-law’.Indian (Gujarat): Hindu (Vania) and Muslim name of unknown meaning.

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

19,156 Historical Documents with Sura on Ancestry.com
5,832 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
547 Military Records
1,290 Immigration Records
3,035 Census and Voter Lists
8,452 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Sura Families

  • Number of Sura families
     9 - 16
     4 - 8
     1 - 3
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Sura families
     3 - 3
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Sura last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Sura census records

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Sura Family Origin

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The information for this chart came from the U.S. Immigration Collection at Ancestry.com. You can find out where the majority of the Sura families were living before they immigrated to the U.S and learn where to focus your search for foreign records.

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Sura Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Sura families immigrated to the United States. You can focus your search to immigration records dating from that era.

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival and destination.

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Average Life Expectancy for Sura

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family.

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Sura Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Sura census records

Census records can offer a lot of little known facts about your Sura ancestors, such as occupation.

Occupation can tell you about your ancestors' social status and economic status.

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Military Service by Sura

Did the Suras fight for the North or the South? Or not at all? Military records can tell you a lot about your ancestors including birthplace, occupation, and even physical descriptions.

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