Sovereign Family History

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Sovereign Name Meaning

Translation of French Souverain, a topographic name from Old French souverain ‘high place’, or an occupational name for a leader or supervisor or a nickname for a domineering person, from the same word in the sense ‘superior’, ‘director’, ‘chief’.

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


Similar surnames: Hochrein, Severin, Severn, Hoversten, Sorin, Sauerwein, Severe

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Sovereign Family Origin

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Sovereign Family Occupations

What did your Sovereign ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Sovereign family was Blacksmith. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sovereign. The most common Sovereign occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Sovereign's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    25%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Blacksmith

    4%

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

Sovereign Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Sovereign. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sovereign census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Sovereign

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Sovereign. 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 Sovereign. For the veterans among your Sovereign ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Sovereign Life Expectancy

What is the average Sovereign lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Sovereign life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Sovereign in 1955 was 56, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sovereign

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sovereign 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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