Socha Family History

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Socha Name Meaning

Polish and Czech, and Slovak: metonymic occupational name for a plowman, from Polish, Czech socha ‘plow’. Czech: nickname for a strong man, from socha ‘bar’, ‘column’.

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

Similar surnames: Suchan, Kochan, Such, Ochs, Poche, Sacha, Mucha, Picha, Moch, Sola

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Socha Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Socha name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Socha. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • Eastern Europe & Russia


  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Baltic States


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Socha Family Origin

Where is the Socha family from?

Socha Family Occupations

What did your Socha ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Socha occupation in the USA was Laborer. 29% of Socha's were Laborers. A less common occupation for the Socha family was Jeweller. Laborer, Farmer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Socha.

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  • Laborer

  • Farmer

  • Farming

  • Jeweller


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

Socha Historical Records

What Socha family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Socha. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Socha 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Socha. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Socha. For the veterans among your Socha ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Socha Life Expectancy

What is the average Socha lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Socha life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Socha in 1949 was 42, and 60 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Socha

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Socha 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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