Surfus Family History

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Surfus Name Meaning

Origin unidentified. Compare Surface.

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

Similar surnames: Burrus, Stross, Prus, Buffum, Serbus, Duffus, Surges, Surles, Rufus

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Surfus Family Origin

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Surfus Family Occupations

What did your Surfus ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Surfus family was Laborer. The most common Surfus occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Surfus's were Farmers. Farmer, Farming and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Surfus.

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  • Farmer

  • Farming

  • Farm Laborer

  • Laborer


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

Surfus Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Surfus. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Surfus 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 32 immigration records available for the last name Surfus. 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 137 military records available for the last name Surfus. For the veterans among your Surfus ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Surfus Life Expectancy

What is the average Surfus lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2003, in the United States, Surfus life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 1976. The average life expectancy for Surfus in 1948 was 28, and 88 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Surfus

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Surfus 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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