Soma Name Meaning

Japanese (Soma): habitational name taken from a village in Shimosa (now part of Chiba prefecture). It is found mostly in eastern Japan. Bearers are of Taira lineage, some being descended from the famous 10th-century rebel Masakado.

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

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Soma Family Origin

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Soma Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Farming

    50%

In 1880, Farmer and Farming were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Soma. The most common Soma occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Soma's were Farmers.

Source: Census data for Soma | Data not to scale

Soma Historical Records

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Soma Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1960 and 2004, Soma life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1978. The average life expectancy for Soma in 1960 was 42, and 70 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Soma

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