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Susdorf Family History

Susdorf Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Kasdorf, Seedorf, Mundorf, Alsdorf, Burdorf, Sunder, Tudor, Nondorf

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Where is the Susdorf family from?

You can see how Susdorf families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Susdorf family name was found in the USA between 1880 and 1920. The most Susdorf families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1880 there were 12 Susdorf families living in Illinois. This was about 34% of all the recorded Susdorf's in the USA. Illinois had the highest population of Susdorf families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Susdorf surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Susdorf ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Susdorf. 47% of Susdorf men worked as a Laborer.

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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
    47%
  • Farmer
    27%
  • Salesman
    14%
  • Manager
    14%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Clerk
    100%
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What Susdorf family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 581 census records available for the last name Susdorf. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Susdorf 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 68 immigration records available for the last name Susdorf. 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 169 military records available for the last name Susdorf. For the veterans among your Susdorf ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Susdorf lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Susdorf life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1987, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Susdorf in 1949 was 60, and 92 in 2004.

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