Soder Name Meaning

German (also Söder): topographic name from Middle High German sot ‘puddle’, ‘wet ground’, Middle Low German sod ‘turf’, the suffix -er denoting an inhabitant, or a habitational name for someone from Söder near Hildesheim. Swedish (Söder): ornamental name from söder ‘south’.

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


Similar surnames: Moder, Loder, Roder, Coder, Oder, Soler, Stier, Boyer, Hader, Broder

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Soder Family Origin

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Soder Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    26%
  • Keeping House

    11%
  • Laborer

    11%
  • Barber

    7%

In 1880, the most common Soder occupation in the USA was Farmer. 26% of Soder's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Soder family was Barber. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Soder.

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Soder Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1954 and 2004, Soder life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Soder in 1954 was 48, and 61 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Soder

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