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Suh Family History

Suh Surname Meaning

Korean: variant of (see So ). Chinese: variant of Su . In some cases possibly also North German: from Middle Low German ‘sow’ either a metonymic occupational name for a swineherd or an unflattering nickname.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Suhr, Sur, Soh, Saum, Suk, Schuh, Sum, Sun, Sas, Rush

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Where is the Suh family from?

You can see how Suh families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Suh family name was found in the USA between 1880 and 1920. The most Suh families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there was 1 Suh family living in California. This was 100% of all the recorded Suh's in USA. California had the highest population of Suh families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Suh surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Suh ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the USA named Suh. 100% of Suh men worked as a Farmer. .

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

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    100%
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Census Records

There are 399 census records available for the last name Suh. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Suh census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 946 immigration records available for the last name Suh. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 44 military records available for the last name Suh. For the veterans among your Suh ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Suh lifespan?

Between 1965 and 2004, in the United States, Suh life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1975, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Suh in 1965 was 65, and 71 in 2004.

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