Sohns Name Meaning

patronymic from Sohn. (northwestern): habitational name from Zons, a place near Düsseldorf.

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


Similar surnames: Soens, Kuhns, Sons, Johns, Sohn, Song, Sonne, Sens, Somes, Mons

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Sohns Family Origin

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Sohns Family Occupations

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  • Keeping House

    13%
  • Blacksmith

    4%
  • Bookkeeper

    4%
  • Coachman

    4%

In 1880, the most common Sohns occupation in the USA was Keeping House. 13% of Sohns's were Keeping Houses. A less common occupation for the Sohns family was Coachman. Keeping House, Blacksmith and Bookkeeper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sohns.

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Sohns Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1953 and 2004, Sohns life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Sohns in 1953 was 32, and 87 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sohns

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