Sooter Family History

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Sooter Name Meaning

Probably an altered spelling of English Souter.

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


Similar surnames: Souter, Tooker, Coomer, Sorter, Cooter, Footer, Wooters, Colter

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Sooter Family Origin

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Sooter Family Occupations

What did your Sooter ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Sooter family was Farming. The most common Sooter occupation in the USA was Farmer. 58% of Sooter's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sooter.

View Census data for Sooter | Data not to scale

  • Farmer

    58%
  • Keeping House

    21%
  • Laborer

    11%
  • Farming

    5%

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

Sooter Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Sooter. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sooter census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Sooter

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Sooter. 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 Sooter. For the veterans among your Sooter ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Sooter Life Expectancy

What is the average Sooter lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Sooter life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Sooter in 1956 was 83, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sooter

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sooter 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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