Sommers Family History

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Sommers Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Summer 1.

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

Similar surnames: Summers, Somers, Simmers, Sommer, Somer, Sumners, Summer, Sorrels

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Sommers Family Origin

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Sommers Family Occupations

What did your Sommers ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Sommers. 9% of Sommers men worked as a Farmer and 6% of Sommers women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Sommers were Clerk and Housework

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Salesman
  • Clerk

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
  • Housewife
  • Housekeeper
  • Housework

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

Sommers Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 53,000 census records available for the last name Sommers. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sommers 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 6,000 immigration records available for the last name Sommers. 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 11,000 military records available for the last name Sommers. For the veterans among your Sommers ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Sommers Life Expectancy

What is the average Sommers lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Sommers life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Sommers in 1944 was 32, and 76 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sommers 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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