Sobers Family History

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Sobers Name Meaning

English (Newcastle and Durham): variant of Sober.

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

Similar surnames: Robers, Somers, Sober, Somer, Bowers, Swyers, Powers, Soles, Souers

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Sobers Family Origin

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Sobers Family Occupations

What did your Sobers ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Sobers occupation in the USA was Farmer. 37% of Sobers's were Farmers. Farmer, Carpenter and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sobers. A less common occupation for the Sobers family was Butchering.

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  • Farmer

  • Carpenter

  • Blacksmith

  • Butchering


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Sobers ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Sobers Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Sobers. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sobers census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 912 immigration records available for the last name Sobers. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 471 military records available for the last name Sobers. For the veterans among your Sobers ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Sobers Life Expectancy

What is the average Sobers lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Sobers life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1972. The average life expectancy for Sobers in 1961 was 45, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sobers

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sobers ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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