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Cedars Name Meaning

Origin uncertain. Possibly an Americanized form of French Cèdre, a topographic name for someone who lived by a cedar tree, or in a landscape characterized by cedar trees.

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


Similar surnames: Sears, Mears, Hearn, Ceder, Bedard, Pearl, Seward, Cedar, Cesar

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Cedars Family Origin

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Cedars Family Occupations

What did your Cedars ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer and Works In Foundary were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Cedars. The most common Cedars occupation in the USA was Farmer. 88% of Cedars's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    88%
  • Works In Foundary

    13%

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

Cedars Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Cedars. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Cedars 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 Cedars. 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 Cedars. For the veterans among your Cedars ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Cedars Life Expectancy

What is the average Cedars lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Cedars life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1991, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Cedars in 1957 was 33, and 65 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Cedars

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Cedars 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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