Sooy Family History

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Sooy Name Meaning

Origin unidentified. Possibly a variant of Dutch Soy, a short form of Soyer, from a Germanic personal name composed of sigi ‘victory’ + hari, heri ‘army’.

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


Similar surnames: Look, Goos, Hoy, Kooy, Goy, Hoog, Sock, Soots, Stoop, Hoof

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Sooy Family Origin

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Sooy Family Occupations

What did your Sooy ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Keeping House

    4%
  • Laborer

    4%
  • Labourer

    4%

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

Sooy Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Sooy Life Expectancy

What is the average Sooy lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Sooy life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Sooy in 1953 was 48, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sooy

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sooy 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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