Suit Family History

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Suit Name Meaning

English and Scottish: probably a variant of Sewatt, which is from the common Old Norse personal name Sigvarðr, composed of sigr ‘victory’ + varðr ‘guardian’. The International Genealogical Index records several UK ancestors called Suit(t), though the name is hardly found in Britain today.

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

Similar surnames: Suitt, Tuft, Suits, Suite, Such, Heit, Sult, Subia, Sui, Pust

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Suit Family Origin

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Suit Family Occupations

What did your Suit ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer Paint and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Suit. 17% of Suit men worked as a General Labourer Paint and 40% of Suit women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Suit were Hosiery Manufacturer and Unpaid Domestic Duti

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer Paint
  • Grast Seller
  • Hairdresser
  • Hosiery Manufacturer

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Confarneys Sacretary
  • Hairdresser
  • Unpaid Domestic Duti

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

Suit Historical Records

What Suit family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Suit. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Suit 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 376 immigration records available for the last name Suit. 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 8,000 military records available for the last name Suit. For the veterans among your Suit ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Suit Life Expectancy

What is the average Suit lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Suit life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Suit in 1953 was 68, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Suit

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Suit 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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