Suer Family History

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Suer Name Meaning

German: nickname for a bitter or unpleasant person, from Middle High German, Middle Low German sur ‘sour’, ‘bitter’.

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

Similar surnames: Suhr, Sauer, Suber, Duer, Steer, Suver, Suter, Euler, Durr, Aue

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Suer Family Origin

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Suer Family Occupations

What did your Suer ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Coal Miner, Blacksmith and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Suer. A less common occupation for the Suer family was Laborer. The most common Suer occupation in the USA was Coal Miner. 29% of Suer's were Coal Miners.

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  • Coal Miner

  • Blacksmith

  • Farmer

  • Laborer


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

Suer Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Suer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Suer census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Suer

Passenger List

There are 698 immigration records available for the last name Suer. 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 888 military records available for the last name Suer. For the veterans among your Suer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Suer Life Expectancy

What is the average Suer lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Suer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Suer in 1953 was 28, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Suer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Suer 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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