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Author 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: Thor, Ruther, Luther, Amthor, Sutor, Tutor, Bushor, Suther, Huther

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Author Family Origin

Where is the Author family from?

Author Family Occupations

What did your Author ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Author. A less common occupation for the Author family was At Home. The most common Author occupation in the USA was Farmer. 41% of Author's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    41%
  • Laborer

    18%
  • Farming

    9%
  • At Home

    5%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Author ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Author Historical Records

What Author family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Author. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Author 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Author. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Author. For the veterans among your Author ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Author Life Expectancy

What is the average Author lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Author life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2004, and highest in 1973. The average life expectancy for Author in 1963 was 70, and 34 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Author

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Author 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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