Soga Family History

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Soga Name Meaning

Japanese: meaning ‘sedge’, the word for which is nowadays pronounced suge or suga. The surname is written variously, with characters used phonetically. It is a habitational name, taken from a village in the ancient region of Asuka (now part of Nara Prefecture).

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


Similar surnames: Koga, Soma, Soda, Haga, Toda, Noya, Sola, Loga, Soll, Hora

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Soga Family Origin

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Soga Family Occupations

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In 1880, the most common Soga occupation in the USA was Varnisher. 100% of Soga's were Varnishers.

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  • Varnisher

    100%

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Soga Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 565 census records available for the last name Soga. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Soga 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Soga. 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 260 military records available for the last name Soga. For the veterans among your Soga ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Soga Life Expectancy

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Between 1968 and 2004, in the United States, Soga life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Soga in 1968 was 76, and 87 in 2004.

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