Surman Family History

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Surman Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Sermon 1.

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

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Surman Family Origin

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Surman Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    29%
  • Farming

    14%
  • Laborer

    14%
  • Coal Miner

    7%

In 1880, Farmer, Farming and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Surman. The most common Surman occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Surman's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Surman family was Coal Miner.

Source: Census data for Surman | Data not to scale

Surman Historical Records

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Surman Life Expectancy

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