Sockwell Family History

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Sockwell Name Meaning

Origin unidentified. Possibly an English habitational name from a lost or unidentified place.

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

Similar surnames: Stockwell, Rockwell, Brockwell, Foxwell, Sartwell, Roswell, Boswell

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Sockwell Family Origin

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Sockwell Family Occupations

What did your Sockwell ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Oysterman and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sockwell. The most common Sockwell occupation in the USA was Farmer. 53% of Sockwell's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Sockwell family was Laborer.

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  • Farmer

  • Oysterman

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer


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

Sockwell Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Sockwell. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sockwell 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 109 immigration records available for the last name Sockwell. 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 940 military records available for the last name Sockwell. For the veterans among your Sockwell ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Sockwell Life Expectancy

What is the average Sockwell lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Sockwell life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Sockwell in 1945 was 24, and 66 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sockwell

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sockwell 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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