Sons Family History

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Sons Name Meaning

Dutch form of North German Sohns, a patronymic from Sohn.

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

Similar surnames: Sens, Jons, Soens, Hons, Sohns, Muns, Spors, Sas, Joos, Sones

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Sons Family Origin

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Sons Family Occupations

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Sons family was Farm Laborer. The most common Sons occupation in the USA was Farmer. 39% of Sons's were Farmers. Farmer, Farming and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sons.

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  • Farmer

  • Farming

  • Keeping House

  • Farm Laborer


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

Sons Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Sons. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sons 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Sons. 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 13,000 military records available for the last name Sons. For the veterans among your Sons ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Sons Life Expectancy

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Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Sons life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Sons in 1943 was 38, and 83 in 2004.

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