Cedars Family History

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Cedars Name Meaning

Origin uncertain. Possibly an Americanized form of French Cèdre, a topographic name for someone who lived by a cedar tree, or in a landscape characterized by cedar trees.

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

Similar surnames: Sears, Mears, Hearn, Ceder, Bedard, Pearl, Seward, Cedar, Cesar

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Cedars Family Origin

Where is the Cedars family from?

Cedars Family Occupations

What did your Cedars ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Cedars. 43% of Cedars men worked as a Farmer

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Salesman
  • Laborer

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Maid

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Cedars Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 940 census records available for the last name Cedars. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Cedars 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 45 immigration records available for the last name Cedars. 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 243 military records available for the last name Cedars. For the veterans among your Cedars ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Cedars Life Expectancy

What is the average Cedars lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Cedars life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1991, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Cedars in 1957 was 33, and 65 in 2004.

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