Sohmer Family History

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Sohmer Name Meaning

German: topographic name for someone living by the grassy border of an area of cultivation (see Sohm 2). Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Sommer.

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

Similar surnames: Sommer, Ohmer, Bohmer, Somer, Sohm, Pohler, Bohner, Schwer, Sorter

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Sohmer Family Origin

Where is the Sohmer family from?

Sohmer Family Occupations

What did your Sohmer ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Butcher, Machinist and Fitter In Shoes were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sohmer. The most common Sohmer occupation in the USA was Butcher. 15% of Sohmer's were Butchers. A less common occupation for the Sohmer family was Lawyer.

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  • Butcher

  • Machinist

  • Fitter In Shoes

  • Lawyer


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

Sohmer Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Sohmer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sohmer 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 Sohmer

Passenger List

There are 492 immigration records available for the last name Sohmer. 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 302 military records available for the last name Sohmer. For the veterans among your Sohmer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Sohmer Life Expectancy

What is the average Sohmer lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Sohmer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1966, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Sohmer in 1963 was 62, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sohmer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sohmer 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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