Soter Family History

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Soter Name Meaning

Greek: from the Greek personal name Soterios, an adjectival form meaning ‘redeeming’, ‘saving’, based on the vocabulary word soter ‘savior’, ‘redeemer’ (compare Italian Salvatore), or a reduced form of a patronymic surname based on this (Soterakis, Soteriadis, Soteropoulos, etc.). Soter is also found as an Albanian name.

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

Similar surnames: Soler, Sotir, Ozer, Soder, Boyer, Hoster, Seger, Luter, Sater, Sorber

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Soter Family Origin

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Soter Family Occupations

What did your Soter ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Soter family was Retired Wheelwright. The most common Soter occupation in the USA was At School. 25% of Soter's were At Schools. At School, Farmer and Grocer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Soter.

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  • At School

  • Farmer

  • Grocer

  • Retired Wheelwright


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

Soter Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Soter. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Soter 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 672 immigration records available for the last name Soter. 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 534 military records available for the last name Soter. For the veterans among your Soter ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Soter Life Expectancy

What is the average Soter lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Soter life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Soter in 1951 was 65, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Soter

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Soter 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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