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Surrey Name Meaning

English: regional name for someone from the county of Surrey, so named from Old English suther ‘southerly’ + ge ‘district’, possibly a reference to its position south of the Thames.

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


Similar surnames: Gurley, Durley, Burry, Turvey, Burley, Murray, Curley, Audrey, Urey

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Surrey Family Origin

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Surrey Family Occupations

What did your Surrey ancestors do for a living?

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Surrey ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

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  • Labourer

    7%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    4%
  • Dressmaker

    4%
  • Farm Labourer

    4%

In 1881, Labourer, Agricultural Labourer and Dressmaker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Surrey. The most common Surrey occupation in the UK was Labourer. 7% of Surrey's were Labourers. A less common occupation for the Surrey family was Farm Labourer.

Source: Census data for Surrey | Data not to scale

Surrey Historical Records

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Surrey Life Expectancy

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