Saur Family History

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Saur Name Meaning

German: variant of German Sauer. French: nickname for a person with reddish hair, from Old French sor ‘chestnut’ (of Germanic origin, apparently referring originally to the color of dry leaves).

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

Similar surnames: Laur, Sauer, Saar, Sur, Baum, Saul, Sauro, Taub, Darr, Baur

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Saur Family Origin

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Saur Family Occupations

What did your Saur ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Saur family was Shoe Maker. The most common Saur occupation in the USA was Farmer. 30% of Saur's were Farmers. Farmer, Blacksmith and Miller were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Saur.

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  • Farmer

  • Blacksmith

  • Miller

  • Shoe Maker


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

Saur Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Saur. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Saur 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Saur. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Saur. For the veterans among your Saur ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Saur Life Expectancy

What is the average Saur lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Saur life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Saur in 1955 was 54, and 77 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Saur 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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