Syracuse Family History

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Syracuse Name Meaning

Americanized form of Italian Siracusa.

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

Similar surnames: Siracuse, Siracusa, Siragusa, Strouse, Sorace, Brause, Surace

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Syracuse Family Origin

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Syracuse Family Occupations

What did your Syracuse ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Syracuse. 31% of Syracuse men worked as a Laborer and 22% of Syracuse women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Syracuse were Bookkeeper and New Worker

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Barber
  • Clerk
  • Bookkeeper

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Teacher
  • Seamstress
  • Cashier
  • New Worker

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

Syracuse Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Syracuse. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Syracuse 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 194 immigration records available for the last name Syracuse. 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 697 military records available for the last name Syracuse. For the veterans among your Syracuse ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Syracuse Life Expectancy

What is the average Syracuse lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Syracuse life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Syracuse in 1948 was 33, and 81 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Syracuse 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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