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Soman Family History

Soman Name Meaning
Indian (Kerala, Tamil Nadu): Hindu name from Sanskrit soma ‘moon’ + the Tamil-Malayalam third-person masculine singular suffix -n. This is only a given name in India, but has come to be used as a family name in the U.S.

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

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2,133 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
258 Military Records
624 Immigration Records
4,010 Census and Voter Lists
1,794 Member Family Trees

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Name Distribution of Soman Families

  • Number of Soman families
     10 - 18
     4 - 9
     1 - 3
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Soman families
     10 - 18
     4 - 9
     1 - 3
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Soman last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Soman Family Origin

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Soman Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Soman

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Soman Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Soman census records

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Military Service by Soman

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