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Soderquist Name Meaning

Swedish (Söderqvist): ornamental name composed of the elements söder ‘southern’ + quist, an old or ornamental spelling of kvist ‘twig’.

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


Similar surnames: Cederquist, Lagerquist, Stenquist, Norquist, Rosenquist, Lofquist

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Where is the Soderquist family from?

You can see how Soderquist families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Soderquist family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Soderquist families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 15 Soderquist families living in Illinois. This was about 48% of all the recorded Soderquist's in the USA. Illinois had the highest population of Soderquist families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Soderquist surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Soderquist ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Soderquist. 22% of Soderquist men worked as a Farmer and 13% of Soderquist women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Soderquist were Salesman and Inspector.

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    22%
  • Laborer
    15%
  • Carpenter
    8%
  • Salesman
    7%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Maid
    13%
  • Stenographer
    13%
  • Bookkeeper
    10%
  • Inspector
    10%
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Census Records

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Soderquist. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Soderquist census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Soderquist. 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 Cards

There are 805 military records available for the last name Soderquist. For the veterans among your Soderquist ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Soderquist lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Soderquist life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Soderquist in 1948 was 51, and 59 in 2004.

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