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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Soga Life Expectancy

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Between 1968 and 2004, 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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