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Soden Family History

Soden Name Meaning
English: from Middle English, Old French soudan, from Arabic sul?tan ‘ruler’, specifically the ruler of the Ottoman Empire. In medieval England this was used as a nickname, either for someone who behaved in an outlandish and autocratic manner or for someone who had played the part of a sultan in a pageant.

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

98,155 Historical Documents with Soden on Ancestry.com
27,917 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
3,877 Military Records
2,013 Immigration Records
22,807 Census and Voter Lists
41,541 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Soden Families

  • Number of Soden families
     37 - 71
     13 - 36
     1 - 12
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Soden families
     53 - 104
     18 - 52
     1 - 17
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Soden families
     7 - 12
     3 - 6
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Soden Family Origin

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Soden Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Soden

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Soden Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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Soden Civil War Service Records

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