Sofia Family History

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Sofia Name Meaning

Southern Italian: metronymic from a female personal name Sofia, based on Greek sophia ‘wisdom’, or a nickname with this meaning.

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

Similar surnames: Sofka, Sonia, Golia, Sorin, Sosin, Tobia, Solis, Sozio, Saia, Safi

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Sofia Family Origin

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Sofia Family Occupations

What did your Sofia ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Sofia occupation in the USA was Retail Grocer. 100% of Sofia's were Retail Grocers.

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  • Retail Grocer


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

Sofia Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Sofia Life Expectancy

What is the average Sofia lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Sofia life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Sofia in 1945 was 53, and 78 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sofia 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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