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Surrey Name Meaning

English: regional name for someone from the county of Surrey, so named from Old English suther ‘southerly’ + ge ‘district’, possibly a reference to its position south of the Thames.

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

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Surrey Family Origin

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Surrey Family Occupations

What did your Surrey ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Keeping House

    40%
  • At Home

    20%
  • Millwright

    20%
  • Plasterer

    20%

In 1880, the most common Surrey occupation in the USA was Keeping House. 40% of Surrey's were Keeping Houses. A less common occupation for the Surrey family was Plasterer. Keeping House, At Home and Millwright were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Surrey.

Source: Census data for Surrey | Data not to scale

Surrey Historical Records

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Surrey Life Expectancy

What is the average Surrey lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Surrey 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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