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Sopher Name Meaning

French: unexplained; possibly in some cases a variant spelling of Jewish Soffer.

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


Similar surnames: Sypher, Speer, Sober, Sher, Sofer, Popper, Syphers, Sacher, Somer

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Sopher Family Origin

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Sopher Family Occupations

What did your Sopher ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Sopher occupation in the USA was Farmer. 36% of Sopher's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Sopher family was Carpenter. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sopher.

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  • Farmer

    36%
  • Keeping House

    9%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Carpenter

    5%

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Sopher Historical Records

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Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Sopher ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

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Sopher Life Expectancy

What is the average Sopher lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, Sopher life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Sopher in 1943 was 56, and 69 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sopher 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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