Serr Family History

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Serr Name Meaning

German (Baden): probably related to a dialect word meaning ‘fence’, ‘bolt’, hence a metonymic occupational name for a locksmith.

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


Similar surnames: Sperr, Sera, Herr, Steer, Speer, Kerr, Beer, Keer, Seda, Ferro

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Serr Family Origin

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Serr Family Occupations

What did your Serr ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Serr occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Serr's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Keeping Saloon were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Serr. A less common occupation for the Serr family was Keeps A Saloon.

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Keeping House

    11%
  • Keeping Saloon

    11%
  • Keeps A Saloon

    6%

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

Serr Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Serr Life Expectancy

What is the average Serr lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Serr life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Serr in 1955 was 45, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Serr

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Serr 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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