Cedar Family History

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Cedar Name Meaning

Probably an Americanized spelling of Swedish and Jewish Ceder.

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


Similar surnames: Ceder, Cuda, Cedars, Bednar, Caesar, Dar, Coar, Segar, Comar, Tear

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Cedar Family Origin

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Cedar Family Occupations

What did your Cedar ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Laborer, Farmeress and Shoemaker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cedar. A less common occupation for the Cedar family was Varnisher. The most common Cedar occupation in the USA was Laborer. 25% of Cedar's were Laborers.

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  • Laborer

    25%
  • Farmeress

    13%
  • Shoemaker

    13%
  • Varnisher

    13%

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

Cedar Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Cedar. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, 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 Cedar. For the veterans among your Cedar ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Cedar Life Expectancy

What is the average Cedar lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Cedar life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Cedar in 1947 was 35, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Cedar

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Cedar 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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