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Soga Family History

Soga Name Meaning
Japanese: meaning ‘sedge’, the word for which is nowadays pronounced suge or suga. The surname is written variously, with characters used phonetically. It is a habitational name, taken from a village in the ancient region of Asuka (now part of Nara Prefecture).

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

2,840 Historical Documents with Soga on Ancestry.com
790 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
221 Military Records
1,028 Immigration Records
564 Census and Voter Lists
237 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Soga Families

  • Number of Soga families
     3 - 4
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
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    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
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    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Soga Family Origin

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Soga Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Soga

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Soga Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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Military Service by Soga

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