Cedar Name Meaning

Probably an Americanized spelling of Swedish and Jewish Ceder.

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


Similar surnames: Ceder, Cuda, Cedars, Bednar, Caesar, Dar, Coar, Segar, Comar, Tear

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Cedar Family Origin

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Cedar Family Occupations

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  • Laborer

    25%
  • Farmeress

    13%
  • Shoemaker

    13%
  • Varnisher

    13%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Cedar family was Varnisher. Laborer, Farmeress and Shoemaker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cedar. The most common Cedar occupation in the USA was Laborer. 25% of Cedar's were Laborers.

Source: Census data for Cedar | Data not to scale

Cedar Historical Records

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Cedar Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1947 and 2004, Cedar life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Cedar in 1947 was 35, and 72 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Cedar

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