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Surratt Name Meaning

Probably a variant of English Syrett.

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

Similar surnames: Suratt, Surrett, Sarratt, Sherratt, Seratt, Garratt, Durrant, Jarratt

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Where is the Surratt family from?

You can see how Surratt families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Surratt family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Surratt families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 5 Surratt families living in Tennessee. This was about 36% of all the recorded Surratt's in the USA. Tennessee had the highest population of Surratt families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Surratt surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Surratt ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Surratt. 27% of Surratt men worked as a Farmer and 14% of Surratt women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Surratt were Farming and Teacher.

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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

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Truck Driver
  • Farming

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
  • Housekeeper
  • Housework
  • Teacher
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Passenger Lists

There are 317 immigration records available for the last name Surratt. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Surratt. For the veterans among your Surratt ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Surratt lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Surratt life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Surratt in 1945 was 29, and 68 in 2004.

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