Sussman Family History

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Sussman Name Meaning

German (Süssmann): elaborated form of Suess, literally ‘sweet man’. Jewish (Ashkenazic): from the Yiddish personal name Zusman, literally ‘sweet man’.

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


Similar surnames: Russman, Justman, Susman, Mussman, Bassman, Mossman, Gussman, Hassman

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Sussman Family Origin

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Sussman Family Occupations

What did your Sussman ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Sussman family was Farmer. The most common Sussman occupation in the USA was Clothier. 17% of Sussman's were Clothiers. Clothier, Jeweler and Dealer In Slipper Uppers were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sussman.

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  • Clothier

    17%
  • Jeweler

    17%
  • Dealer In Slipper Uppers

    8%
  • Farmer

    8%

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

Sussman Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Sussman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sussman census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Sussman

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Sussman. 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 Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Sussman. For the veterans among your Sussman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Sussman Life Expectancy

What is the average Sussman lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Sussman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Sussman in 1948 was 43, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sussman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sussman 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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