Somsen Family History

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Somsen Name Meaning

Variant of Dutch, German, English, etc. Samson.

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


Similar surnames: Samson, Simson, Posen, Rossen, Sonnen, Sommer, Goosen, Boisen, Somer

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Somsen Family Origin

Where is the Somsen family from?

Somsen Family Occupations

What did your Somsen ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, farmer and Gen. L Merchant were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Somsen. The most common Somsen occupation in the USA was Farmer. 67% of Somsen's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    67%
  • Gen. L Merchant

    33%

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

Somsen Historical Records

What Somsen family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Somsen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Somsen 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Somsen. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Somsen. For the veterans among your Somsen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Somsen Life Expectancy

What is the average Somsen lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2003, in the United States, Somsen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2003, and highest in 1974. The average life expectancy for Somsen in 1963 was 68, and 5 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Somsen

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Somsen 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.

Famous Somsen Family

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John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
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