Saurer Family History

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Saurer Name Meaning

German: variant of Sauer, the ending -er reflecting the inflected form of the adjective.

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

Similar surnames: Seurer, Sauter, Sauder, Sauer, Mauger, Sander, Stuber, Slauter, Saur

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Saurer Family Origin

Where is the Saurer family from?

Saurer Family Occupations

What did your Saurer ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Saurer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 62% of Saurer's were Farmers. Farmer, Farms and Hardware Merchant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Saurer. A less common occupation for the Saurer family was Painter.

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  • Farmer

  • Farms

  • Hardware Merchant

  • Painter


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

Saurer Historical Records

What Saurer family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Saurer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Saurer 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 447 immigration records available for the last name Saurer. 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 723 military records available for the last name Saurer. For the veterans among your Saurer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Saurer Life Expectancy

What is the average Saurer lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Saurer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1971, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Saurer in 1958 was 61, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Saurer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Saurer 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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