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Sosa Family History

Sosa Name Meaning
Spanish: probably a Castilianized or Americanized form of Sousa, or (less likely) from sosa ‘seaweed’.

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

495,314 Historical Documents with Sosa on Ancestry.com
369,413 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
2,406 Military Records
13,987 Immigration Records
65,818 Census and Voter Lists
43,690 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Sosa Families

  • Number of Sosa families
     33 - 64
     12 - 32
     1 - 11
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
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    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Sosa last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Sosa census records

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Sosa Family Origin

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

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Sosa Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Sosa 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 Sosa

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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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Sosa Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Sosa census records

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

Occupation can tell you about your ancestors' social status and economic status.

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Sosa Civil War Service Records

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

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