Suleiman Family History

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Suleiman Name Meaning

Muslim: from the Arabic personal name Suleiman (see Solomon). Suleiman (Solomon) is regarded in Islam as a prophet (Qur’an 27:17). Suleiman the Magnificent (1498–1566) was a renowned khalif of the Ottoman Empire. This name is widespread throughout the Muslim world.

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

Similar surnames: Sulaiman, Sleiman, Leiman, Ulman, Soliman, Aleman, Silliman, Sullivan

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Suleiman Family Origin

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Suleiman Family Occupations

What did your Suleiman ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Crane Operator was the top reported job for people in the US named Suleiman. 34% of Suleiman men worked as a Crane Operator

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Crane Operator
  • Laborer
  • Steel Worker

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

Suleiman Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 119 census records available for the last name Suleiman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Suleiman 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 588 immigration records available for the last name Suleiman. 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 459 military records available for the last name Suleiman. For the veterans among your Suleiman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Suleiman Life Expectancy

What is the average Suleiman lifespan?

Between 1966 and 2004, in the United States, Suleiman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2003, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Suleiman in 1966 was 66, and 56 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Suleiman

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