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Sooy Family History

Sooy Name Meaning
Origin unidentified. Possibly a variant of Dutch Soy, a short form of Soyer, from a Germanic personal name composed of sigi ‘victory’ + hari, heri ‘army’. pwh.

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

48,571 Historical Documents with Sooy on Ancestry.com
4,586 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
1,077 Military Records
271 Immigration Records
5,047 Census and Voter Lists
37,590 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Sooy Families

  • Number of Sooy families
     45 - 88
     16 - 44
     1 - 15
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Sooy families
     3 - 4
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Sooy last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Sooy census records

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Sooy Family Origin

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Sooy Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Sooy

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Sooy Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Sooy census records

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Sooy Civil War Service Records

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