The cover of Fortune of September 2, 2008, featured Dimon and a gaggle of JPMorgan Chase bankers as “The survivors.”
There are other young people, other survivors, who are getting involved.
The book tells the story of how Hurricane Katrina affected the lives of seven survivors in New Orleans.
c.1500, in the legal sense of "one who outlives another," agent noun from survive. Meaning "one who has a knack for pulling through adversity" is attested from 1971. Survivor syndrome is first recorded 1968.