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Sarrett Family History

Sarrett Name Meaning

Variant of Sarratt.

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

Similar surnames: Surrett, Sarratt, Sharrett, Jarrett, Sterrett, Barratt, Barreto

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Where is the Sarrett family from?

You can see how Sarrett families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Sarrett family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Sarrett families were found in the UK in 1891. In 1840 there were 2 Sarrett families living in Tennessee. This was about 67% of all the recorded Sarrett's in the USA. Tennessee had the highest population of Sarrett families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Sarrett surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Sarrett ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Sarrett. 25% of Sarrett men worked as a Laborer and 24% of Sarrett women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Sarrett were Truck Driver and Clerk.

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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

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Salesman
  • Truck Driver

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Teacher
  • Maid
  • Housewife
  • Clerk
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Census Records

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Sarrett. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sarrett census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 366 immigration records available for the last name Sarrett. 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 373 military records available for the last name Sarrett. For the veterans among your Sarrett ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Sarrett lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Sarrett life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1964, and highest in 1963. The average life expectancy for Sarrett in 1959 was 48, and 77 in 2004.

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