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Sturgeon Name Meaning

English: from Middle English sturgeon ‘sturgeon’ (a reduced form of Old French estourgeon), hence a metonymic occupational name for a fisherman or seller of these fish, or possibly a nickname for someone thought to resemble a sturgeon.

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


Similar surnames: Surgeon, Gudgeon, Turgeon, Sturman, Gougeon, Dudgeon, Turton, Sturmer

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Sturgeon Family Origin

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Sturgeon Family Occupations

What did your Sturgeon ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Sturgeon family was Farm Laborer. The most common Sturgeon occupation in the USA was Farmer. 46% of Sturgeon's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sturgeon.

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  • Farmer

    46%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Laborer

    5%
  • Farm Laborer

    4%

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

Sturgeon Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Sturgeon Life Expectancy

What is the average Sturgeon lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Sturgeon life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Sturgeon in 1948 was 48, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sturgeon

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sturgeon 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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