Sodwin Family History

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Sodwin Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.

Similar surnames: Godwin, Bodin, Edwin, Godin, Godkin, Bodkin, Jodoin, Modin, Goodwin

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Sodwin Family Origin

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Sodwin Family Occupations

What did your Sodwin ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Sodwin occupation in the USA was Keeping House. 100% of Sodwin's were Keeping Houses.

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  • Keeping House


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

Sodwin Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 90 census records available for the last name Sodwin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sodwin 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 10 immigration records available for the last name Sodwin. 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 3 military records available for the last name Sodwin. For the veterans among your Sodwin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Sodwin Life Expectancy

What is the average Sodwin lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sodwin 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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