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Soens Family History

Soens Name Meaning

Dutch: patronymic from a variant of zoon ‘son’. Compare Sohn.

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


Similar surnames: Sons, Sens, Goens, Suen, Sohns, Swets, Bens, Sones, Loebs, Oen

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Where is the Soens family from?

You can see how Soens families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Soens family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Soens families were found in Canada in 1911. In 1880 there were 20 Soens families living in Wisconsin. This was about 95% of all the recorded Soens's in USA. Wisconsin had the highest population of Soens families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Soens surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Soens ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Soens. 27% of Soens men worked as a Farmer and 100% of Soens women worked as a Teacher. .

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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
    27%
  • Electrician
    24%
  • Laborer
    14%
  • Machinist
    10%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Teacher
    100%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Soens. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Soens 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 410 immigration records available for the last name Soens. 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 207 military records available for the last name Soens. For the veterans among your Soens ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Soens lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2003, in the United States, Soens life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1941, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Soens in 1941 was 29, and 72 in 2003.

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