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Suver Family History

Suver Name Meaning

Americanized form of Süver, nickname from the Low German equivalent of standard German sauber ‘clean’.(Süver) from a reduced form of the Germanic personal name Siegwart, composed of sig ‘victory’ + wart ‘guardian’.

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


Similar surnames: Suer, Suber, Stuver, Uber, Haver, Huver, Sever, Kover, Steer, Buser

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Where is the Suver family from?

You can see how Suver families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Suver family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1840 and 1920. The most Suver families were found in USA in 1920. In 1840 there were 4 Suver families living in Ohio. This was about 57% of all the recorded Suver's in USA. Ohio had the highest population of Suver families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Suver surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Suver ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Suver. 36% of Suver men worked as a Laborer and 100% of Suver women worked as a Housekeeper. .

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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
    36%
  • Farmer
    24%
  • Coal Loader
    12%
  • Carpenter
    12%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housekeeper
    100%
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What Suver family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Suver. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Suver 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 89 immigration records available for the last name Suver. 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 281 military records available for the last name Suver. For the veterans among your Suver ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Suver lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Suver life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1976, and highest in 1971. The average life expectancy for Suver in 1963 was 79, and 51 in 2004.

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