Sur Name Meaning

German: variant of Sauer. Indian (Bengal) and Bangladeshi: Hindu name, a nickname from Sanskrit šura ‘brave’. Korean: variant of So (see So).

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

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Sur Family Origin

Where is the Sur family from?

SHOW MORE

Sur Family Occupations

What did your Sur ancestors do for a living?

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

SHOW MORE
  • Farmer

    40%
  • Keeping House

    20%
  • Wagon Maker

    20%
  • Works Saw Maker

    20%

In 1880, the most common Sur occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Sur's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Sur family was Works Saw Maker. Farmer, Keeping House and Wagon Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sur.

Source: Census data for Sur | Data not to scale

Sur Historical Records

What Sur family records will you find?

Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Sur ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Sur

Solve your own mystery as you explore your history.

Sur Life Expectancy

What is the average Sur lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sur 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.

SHOW MORE

United States

Between 1963 and 2004, Sur life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1973, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Sur in 1963 was 64, and 84 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sur

Famous Sur Family

Is anyone famous hiding in your tree?

SHOW MORE
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)

John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Look up another name