Suhr Name Meaning

nickname for a bitter or cantankerous person, from Middle Low German sur ‘sour’. German: habitation name from a place so named in Schleswig-Holstein. The surname is also found in Sweden and Denmark, probably taken there from Germany.

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

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Suhr Family Origin

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Suhr Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    32%
  • Laborer

    11%
  • Tailor

    5%
  • Keeping House

    4%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Suhr family was Keeping House. Farmer, Laborer and Tailor were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Suhr. The most common Suhr occupation in the USA was Farmer. 32% of Suhr's were Farmers.

Source: Census data for Suhr | Data not to scale

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Suhr Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1942 and 2004, Suhr life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Suhr in 1942 was 38, and 76 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Suhr

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