Sugden Family History

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Sugden Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place in West Yorkshire, so called from Old English sucga ‘sparrow’ (or other small bird) + denu ‘valley’.

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

Similar surnames: Ogden, Burden, Selden, Munden, Cowden, Spoden, Rowden, Budden, Sanden

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Sugden Family Origin

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Sugden Family Occupations

What did your Sugden ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Sugden. 2% of Sugden men worked as a General Labourer and 49% of Sugden women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Sugden were Colliery Hewer and Incapacitated

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
  • Incapacitated
  • Retired
  • Colliery Hewer

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Private Means
  • Unpaid Domestic
  • Incapacitated

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

Sugden Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 86,000 census records available for the last name Sugden. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sugden 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 5,000 immigration records available for the last name Sugden. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Sugden. For the veterans among your Sugden ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Sugden Life Expectancy

What is the average Sugden lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Sugden life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Sugden in 1948 was 61, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sugden

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sugden 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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