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Ceder Name Meaning

Swedish: ornamental name from ceder ‘cedar’ (Latin cedrus). Jewish (from Poland): ornamental name from Yiddish tseder ‘cedar’ or German Zeder.

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


Similar surnames: Leder, Reder, Feder, Cedar, Eder, Geier, Beder, Cater, Seger, Weder

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Ceder Family Origin

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Ceder Family Occupations

What did your Ceder ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Ceder family was Shoemaker. The most common Ceder occupation in the USA was Farmer. 43% of Ceder's were Farmers. Farmer, Carpenter and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ceder.

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  • Farmer

    43%
  • Carpenter

    14%
  • Farm Laborer

    14%
  • Shoemaker

    14%

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

Ceder Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Ceder. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ceder census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Ceder

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Ceder. 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 Ceder. For the veterans among your Ceder ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ceder Life Expectancy

What is the average Ceder lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Ceder life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1992, and highest in 1981. The average life expectancy for Ceder in 1947 was 49, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ceder

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ceder 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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