Soulier Family History

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Soulier Name Meaning

metonymic occupational name for a shoemaker, from Old French soulier ‘shoe’, ‘sandal’. from a derivative of Old French soule ‘platform’, ‘storey’, a topographic name for someone who lived in a house with more than one storey, something of a rarity in the Middle Ages.

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


Similar surnames: Hollier, Boulier, Sulzer, Sonnier, Roulier, Saulnier, Bouvier, Souter

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Soulier Family Origin

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Soulier Family Occupations

What did your Soulier ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Soulier occupation in the USA was Farm Laborer. 17% of Soulier's were Farm Laborers. Farm Laborer, Foreman In Book Dept Of Prison and Garden And Chore Work were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Soulier. A less common occupation for the Soulier family was Grain Merchant.

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  • Farm Laborer

    17%
  • Foreman In Book Dept Of Prison

    17%
  • Garden And Chore Work

    17%
  • Grain Merchant

    17%

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

Soulier Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Soulier. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Soulier 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Soulier. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Soulier. For the veterans among your Soulier ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Soulier Life Expectancy

What is the average Soulier lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Soulier life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1974, and highest in 1972. The average life expectancy for Soulier in 1944 was 60, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Soulier

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Soulier 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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