Soden Name Meaning

English: from Middle English, Old French soudan, from Arabic sul?tan ‘ruler’, specifically the ruler of the Ottoman Empire. In medieval England this was used as a nickname, either for someone who behaved in an outlandish and autocratic manner or for someone who had played the part of a sultan in a pageant.

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


Similar surnames: Foden, Boden, Soder, Cowden, Morden, Bodin, Somes, Doten, Rowden

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Soden Family Origin

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Soden Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    23%
  • Laborer

    13%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Carpenter

    6%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Soden family was Carpenter. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Soden. The most common Soden occupation in the USA was Farmer. 23% of Soden's were Farmers.

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Between 1943 and 2004, Soden life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Soden in 1943 was 21, and 74 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Soden

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