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Sommerville Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Sommerville name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Sommerville. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


  • Sweden


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Sommerville Family Origin

Where is the Sommerville family from?

Sommerville Family Occupations

What did your Sommerville ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sommerville. The most common Sommerville occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Sommerville's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Sommerville family was Farm Laborer.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Farm Laborer


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Sommerville ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Sommerville Historical Records

What Sommerville family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 28,000 census records available for the last name Sommerville. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sommerville 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 5,000 immigration records available for the last name Sommerville. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Sommerville. For the veterans among your Sommerville ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Sommerville Life Expectancy

What is the average Sommerville lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Sommerville life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Sommerville in 1945 was 42, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sommerville

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sommerville 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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