Soehner Family History

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Soehner Name Meaning

German (Söhner): kinship name, from Middle High German sun, son ‘son’ + -er suffix of affiliation meaning ‘son-in-law’.

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


Similar surnames: Boehner, Goehner, Seiner, Zehner, Spenner, Senner, Johner, Lehner

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Soehner Family Origin

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Soehner Family Occupations

What did your Soehner ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Agent, Baker and Cooper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Soehner. A less common occupation for the Soehner family was Copper Smith & Store. The most common Soehner occupation in the USA was Agent. 10% of Soehner's were Agents.

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  • Agent

    10%
  • Baker

    10%
  • Cooper

    10%
  • Copper Smith & Store

    10%

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

Soehner Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Soehner. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Soehner 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Soehner. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Soehner. For the veterans among your Soehner ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Soehner Life Expectancy

What is the average Soehner lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Soehner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1982, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Soehner in 1963 was 71, and 93 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Soehner

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Soehner 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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