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Syrett Name Meaning

from the Middle English male personal name Syred, Old English Siger?d, composed of the elements sige ‘victory’ + r?d ‘counsel’. from the Middle English female personal name Sigerith, Old Norse Sigríðr, a contraction of Sigfríðr, composed of the elements sige ‘victory’ + fríðr ‘lovely’.

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


Similar surnames: Sprott, Strutt, Street, Everett, Frett, Brett, Errett, Great, Shott

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Where is the Syrett family from?

You can see how Syrett families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Syrett family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Syrett families were found in the UK in 1891. In 1880 there were 2 Syrett families living in Utah. This was about 50% of all the recorded Syrett's in the USA. Utah had the highest population of Syrett families in 1880.
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What did your Syrett ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Syrett. 25% of Syrett men worked as a Salesman and 60% of Syrett women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Syrett were Truck Driver and Stenographer.

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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

  • Salesman
    25%
  • Accountant
    19%
  • Laborer
    19%
  • Truck Driver
    13%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Clerk
    60%
  • Stenographer
    40%
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Census Records

There are 13,000 census records available for the last name Syrett. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Syrett 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Syrett. 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 764 military records available for the last name Syrett. For the veterans among your Syrett ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Syrett lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Syrett life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1992, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Syrett in 1963 was 75, and 68 in 2004.

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