Sohn Family History

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Sohn Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): from Middle High German sun, son, German Sohn ‘son’, hence a distinguishing epithet for a son who shared the same personal name as his father. Korean: variant of Son.

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


Similar surnames: Son, Hohn, Kohn, Mohn, Bohn, John, Sohl, Hahn, Rohn, Sohm

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Sohn Family Origin

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Sohn Family Occupations

What did your Sohn ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Gardener were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sohn. A less common occupation for the Sohn family was Laborer. The most common Sohn occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Sohn's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    29%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Gardener

    4%
  • Laborer

    4%

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

Sohn Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Sohn Life Expectancy

What is the average Sohn lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Sohn life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Sohn in 1948 was 26, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sohn

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sohn 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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