Sours Family History

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Sours Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Middle English sour ‘sour’, ‘tart’, used as a nickname for a sour-tempered, sharp-tongued person.

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

Similar surnames: Syers, Court, Ours, Bourns, Spurr, Gourd, Moors, Soares, Somes

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Sours Family Origin

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Sours Family Occupations

What did your Sours ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Sours family was Farm Laborer. The most common Sours occupation in the USA was Farmer. 34% of Sours's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Farm were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sours.

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

Sours Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 9,000 census records available for the last name Sours. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sours 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 430 immigration records available for the last name Sours. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Sours. For the veterans among your Sours ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Sours Life Expectancy

What is the average Sours lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Sours life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Sours in 1950 was 48, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sours

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sours 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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