Soule Family History

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Soule Name Meaning

English: of uncertain origin; perhaps derived from the vocabulary word soul as a term of affection. French (Soulé): variant of Soulier 1.

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


Similar surnames: Sole, Soules, Houle, Sowle, Moule, Sula, Stile, Boule, Rouse, Woulfe

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Soule Family Origin

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Soule Family Occupations

What did your Soule ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Soule family was Laborer. Farmer, Keeping House and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Soule. The most common Soule occupation in the USA was Farmer. 30% of Soule's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    30%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Carpenter

    4%
  • Laborer

    3%

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

Soule Historical Records

What Soule family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 43,000 census records available for the last name Soule. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Soule 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Soule. 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 8,000 military records available for the last name Soule. For the veterans among your Soule ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Soule Life Expectancy

What is the average Soule lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Soule life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Soule in 1944 was 52, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Soule

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Soule 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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