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Surrett Name Meaning

perhaps a variant of English Syrett. possibly an Americanized spelling of French Suret (see Surette).

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

Similar surnames: Surratt, Sharrett, Current, Surette, Surrette, Gurnett, Merrett

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Where is the Surrett family from?

You can see how Surrett families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Surrett family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Surrett families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1840 there was 1 Surrett family living in Ohio. This was 100% of all the recorded Surrett's in the USA. Ohio had the highest population of Surrett families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Surrett surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Surrett ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Surrett. 35% of Surrett men worked as a Farmer and 22% of Surrett women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Surrett were Truck Driver and Looper.

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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
  • Farm Helper
  • Truck Driver

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housekeeper
  • Housewife
  • Teacher
  • Looper
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Census Records

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Surrett. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Surrett 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 179 immigration records available for the last name Surrett. 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 820 military records available for the last name Surrett. For the veterans among your Surrett ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Surrett lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Surrett life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1968. The average life expectancy for Surrett in 1952 was 30, and 74 in 2004.

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