Suits Family History

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Suits Name Meaning

Probably an ethnic name for someone from Switzerland. This is a common surname in the Mohawk Valley and may be of Dutch or Palatine German origin, derived for example from Dutch Switser.

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

Similar surnames: Suit, Sluis, Buis, Stuit, Duis, Swets, Sult, Sitz, Bunts, Spitz

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Suits Family Origin

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Suits Family Occupations

What did your Suits ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Suits. The most common Suits occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Suits's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Suits family was Carpenter.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Carpenter


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Suits Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 9,000 census records available for the last name Suits. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Suits 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 409 immigration records available for the last name Suits. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Suits. For the veterans among your Suits ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Suits Life Expectancy

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Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Suits life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Suits in 1948 was 37, and 74 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Suits 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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