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Sofield Family History

Sofield Name Meaning
Possibly an English habitational name from a lost or unidentified place.

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

12,502 Historical Documents with Sofield on Ancestry.com
2,651 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
598 Military Records
245 Immigration Records
4,131 Census and Voter Lists
4,877 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Sofield Families

  • Number of Sofield families
     22 - 41
     8 - 21
     1 - 7
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Sofield families
     35 - 67
     12 - 34
     1 - 11
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Sofield last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Sofield census records

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Sofield Family Origin

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Sofield Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Sofield

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Sofield Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Sofield census records

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Sofield Civil War Service Records

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