Sosa Name Meaning

Spanish: probably a Castilianized or Americanized form of Sousa, or (less likely) from sosa ‘seaweed’.

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

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Sosa Family Origin

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Sosa Family Occupations

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  • Laborer

    32%
  • Farmer

    18%
  • Farm Laborer

    7%
  • Keeping House

    7%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Sosa family was Keeping House. Laborer, Farmer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sosa. The most common Sosa occupation in the USA was Laborer. 32% of Sosa's were Laborers.

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Sosa Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1944 and 2004, Sosa life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Sosa in 1944 was 31, and 71 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sosa

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