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Soares Family History

Soares Name Meaning
Portuguese: occupational name from soeiro ‘swineherd’, Latin suerius.English: patronymic from a nickname for someone with reddish hair, from Anglo-Norman French sor ‘chestnut (color)’.

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

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104,409 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
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11,232 Immigration Records
12,459 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Soares Families

  • Number of Soares families
     91 - 179
     31 - 90
     1 - 30
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Soares families
     16 - 29
     6 - 15
     1 - 5
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Soares families
     2 - 1
     2 - 1
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Soares Family Origin

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Soares Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Soares

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Soares Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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Military Service by Soares

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