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Sohr Family History

Sohr Name Meaning
German: topographic name from sor ‘swamp water’ or a habitational name from a place named with this word. IGI; HB, kh.

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

5,650 Historical Documents with Sohr on Ancestry.com
1,991 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
329 Military Records
513 Immigration Records
1,778 Census and Voter Lists
1,039 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Sohr Families

  • Number of Sohr families
     8 - 14
     3 - 7
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Sohr families
     2 - 1
     2 - 1
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Sohr last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Sohr census records

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Sohr Family Origin

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The information for this chart came from the U.S. Immigration Collection at Ancestry.com. You can find out where the majority of the Sohr families were living before they immigrated to the U.S and learn where to focus your search for foreign records.

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival, and destination.

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Sohr Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Sohr families immigrated to the United States. You can focus your search to immigration records dating from that era.

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival and destination.

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Average Life Expectancy for Sohr

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family.

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Sohr Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Sohr census records

Census records can offer a lot of little known facts about your Sohr ancestors, such as occupation.

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Sohr Civil War Service Records

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You can find out if your ancestors came primarily from the North of the South.

Military records can tell you an ancestor's birthplace, occupation, and even physical description.

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