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Suri Name Meaning

Indian (Panjab): Hindu (Khatri) and Sikh name, based on the name of a clan in the Khatri community, from Sanskrit suri ‘sun’, ‘priest’, ‘sage’. It is also an epithet of Krishna. Hungarian (Súri): habitational name for someone from any of several places called Sur, in Komárom and Veszprém counties and in former Pozsony county in Hungary, now in Slovakia.

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


Similar surnames: Puri, Turi, Peri, Sardi, Sari, Sur, Sani, Hari, Siri, Sura

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Where is the Suri family from?

You can see how Suri families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Suri family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1891 and 1920. The most Suri families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 3 Suri families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 25% of all the recorded Suri's in the USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Suri families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Suri surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Suri ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer was the top reported job for people in the US named Suri. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    100%
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Census Records

There are 539 census records available for the last name Suri. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Suri census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 558 immigration records available for the last name Suri. 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 Cards

There are 415 military records available for the last name Suri. For the veterans among your Suri ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Suri lifespan?

Between 1967 and 2004, in the United States, Suri life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1976, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Suri in 1967 was 85, and 77 in 2004.

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