Sauer Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname for an embittered or cantankerous person, from Middle High German sur, German sauer ‘sour’.

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


Similar surnames: Sauber, Suer, Lauer, Bauer, Sager, Mauer, Sauser, Saur, Nauer, Speer

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Sauer Family Origin

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Sauer Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    17%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Carpenter

    3%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Sauer family was Carpenter. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sauer. The most common Sauer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 17% of Sauer's were Farmers.

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Sauer Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1943 and 2004, Sauer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Sauer in 1943 was 38, and 76 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sauer

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