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Somero Name Meaning

Spanish: topographic name from somero ‘close to the surface’.

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

Similar surnames: Somera, Mero, Suero, Camero, Botero, Severo, Romero, Soder, Gamero

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Where is the Somero family from?

You can see how Somero families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Somero family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Somero families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1840 there was 1 Somero family living in Tennessee. This was 100% of all the recorded Somero's in the USA. Tennessee had the highest population of Somero families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Somero surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Somero ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Somero. 30% of Somero men worked as a Laborer and 50% of Somero women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Somero were Night Watchman and New Worker.

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Sorter
  • Night Watchman

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
  • New Worker
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What Somero family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 970 census records available for the last name Somero. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Somero census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 152 immigration records available for the last name Somero. 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 Cards

There are 163 military records available for the last name Somero. For the veterans among your Somero ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Somero lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Somero life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1981, and highest in 1979. The average life expectancy for Somero in 1944 was 40, and 79 in 2004.

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