Soher Family History

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Soher Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.

Similar surnames: Moher, Roher, Toher, Over, Usher, Ober, Nohr, Homer, Rover, Gower

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Soher Family Origin

Where is the Soher family from?

Soher Family Occupations

What did your Soher ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Soher family was Work For City. At Home, Farming and Planting were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Soher. The most common Soher occupation in the USA was At Home. 25% of Soher's were At Homes.

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  • At Home

  • Farming

  • Planting

  • Work For City


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

Soher Historical Records

What Soher family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 800 census records available for the last name Soher. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Soher census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Soher

Passenger List

There are 255 immigration records available for the last name Soher. 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 118 military records available for the last name Soher. For the veterans among your Soher ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Soher Life Expectancy

What is the average Soher lifespan?

Between 1969 and 2003, in the United States, Soher life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2003, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Soher in 1969 was 85, and 68 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Soher

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Soher 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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