Surges Family History

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Surges Name Meaning

German: possibly a Rhenish form of Surke, nickname for a grumpy person, from Middle High German, Low German sur ‘sour’ + the diminutive suffix -ke

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

Similar surnames: Sorge, Burger, Borges, Burge, Porges, Surgeon, Gorges, Jurgens

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Surges Family Origin

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Surges Family Occupations

What did your Surges ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Surges occupation in the USA was Farmer. 36% of Surges's were Farmers. Farmer, Cooper and Painter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Surges. A less common occupation for the Surges family was Livery Stable.

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  • Farmer

  • Cooper

  • Painter

  • Livery Stable


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

Surges Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Surges. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Surges 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 165 immigration records available for the last name Surges. 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 387 military records available for the last name Surges. For the veterans among your Surges ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Surges Life Expectancy

What is the average Surges lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Surges life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1972. The average life expectancy for Surges in 1945 was 30, and 94 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Surges

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Surges 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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