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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

What did your Sauer ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer

    17%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Carpenter

    3%

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

Sauer Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Sauer Life Expectancy

What is the average Sauer lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sauer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sauer 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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