Somer Name Meaning

English and Irish: variant of Summer. Irish: variant of Summer or Summers. Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Sommer.

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

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Somer Family Origin

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Somer Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    25%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Brick Mason

    5%
  • Carpenter

    5%

In 1880, the most common Somer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Somer's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Somer family was Carpenter. Farmer, Laborer and Brick Mason were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Somer.

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Somer Historical Records

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Somer Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1963 and 2004, Somer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1987, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Somer in 1963 was 73, and 80 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Somer

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