Souers Family History

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Souers Name Meaning

Variant of German Sauer; compare Sauers.

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

Similar surnames: Sauers, Sowers, Juers, Somers, Joers, Soens, Sobers, Sivers, Sower

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Souers Family Origin

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Souers Family Occupations

What did your Souers ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Souers occupation in the USA was Farmer. 47% of Souers's were Farmers. Farmer, Works In Saw Mill and Butcher were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Souers. A less common occupation for the Souers family was Cooper.

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  • Farmer

  • Works In Saw Mill

  • Butcher

  • Cooper


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

Souers Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Souers. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Souers 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 202 immigration records available for the last name Souers. 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 538 military records available for the last name Souers. For the veterans among your Souers ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Souers Life Expectancy

What is the average Souers lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Souers life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Souers in 1940 was 65, and 60 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Souers

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Souers 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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