Surls Family History

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Surls Name Meaning

English: probably a variant spelling of Searles.

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


Similar surnames: Surles, Sires, Searls, Sirls, Purks, Curles, Burks, Curle, Suell

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Surls Family Origin

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Surls Family Occupations

What did your Surls ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Laborer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Surls. 17% of Surls men worked as a Farmer and 27% of Surls women worked as a Laborer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Surls were Truck Driver and Billing Clerk

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    17%
  • Laborer
    15%
  • Carpenter
    5%
  • Truck Driver
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    27%
  • Erangilist
    11%
  • New Worker
    11%
  • Billing Clerk
    6%

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

Surls Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Surls. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Surls 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 41 immigration records available for the last name Surls. 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 375 military records available for the last name Surls. For the veterans among your Surls ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Surls Life Expectancy

What is the average Surls lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Surls life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1968. The average life expectancy for Surls in 1956 was 41, and 86 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Surls

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Surls 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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