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Sarratt Name Meaning

English: from a pet form (with the diminutive suffix -et, -ot) of the female personal name Sarre, a variant of Sara, or possibly from a masculine name, Saret.

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


Similar surnames: Parrott, Barrett, Parrett, Surratt, Jarratt, Barratt, Serrato

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Where is the Sarratt family from?

You can see how Sarratt families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Sarratt family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Sarratt families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 10 Sarratt families living in South Carolina. This was about 77% of all the recorded Sarratt's in the USA. South Carolina had the highest population of Sarratt families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Sarratt surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Sarratt ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Helper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Sarratt. 30% of Sarratt men worked as a Farmer and 25% of Sarratt women worked as a Helper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Sarratt were Farming and Saleslady.

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    30%
  • Laborer
    23%
  • Farm Laborer
    10%
  • Farming
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Helper
    25%
  • Spinner
    15%
  • Stenographer
    15%
  • Saleslady
    11%
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 241 immigration records available for the last name Sarratt. 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 Cards

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

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What is the average Sarratt lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Sarratt life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1970. The average life expectancy for Sarratt in 1948 was 55, and 72 in 2004.

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