Sugar Name Meaning

Hungarian (Sugár): nickname for a well-built person, from sugár ‘tall’, ‘slim’. Translation of German and Jewish Zucker ‘sugar’. English: nickname from the vocabulary word sugar as a term of affection, or possibly an occupational name for a confectioner or dealer in sugar, although there is no evidence for this in English sources.

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


Similar surnames: Lugar, Spear, Star, Suter, Shugar, Zegar, Suba, Sagar, Segar, Shear

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Sugar Family Origin

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Sugar Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    18%
  • Laborer

    15%
  • Keeping House

    9%
  • Farm Laborer

    6%

In 1880, the most common Sugar occupation in the USA was Farmer. 18% of Sugar's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sugar. A less common occupation for the Sugar family was Farm Laborer.

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Sugar Historical Records

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Sugar Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1953 and 2004, Sugar life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1967, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Sugar in 1953 was 57, and 76 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sugar

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