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Sovich Family History

Sovich Name Meaning

Americanized form of Slovenian and Rusyn (from Slovakia) Sovič Croatian and Serbian Sović: patronymic from a nickname from sova ‘owl’ (see Sova ).

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


Similar surnames: Novich, Bobich, Slavich, Rozich, Kosich, Povich, Sorich, Rodich

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Where is the Sovich family from?

You can see how Sovich families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Sovich family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Sovich families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 2 Sovich families living in Pennsylvania. This was 100% of all the recorded Sovich's in USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Sovich families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Sovich surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Sovich ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Waitress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Sovich. 63% of Sovich men worked as a Laborer and 50% of Sovich women worked as a Waitress. Some less common occupations for Americans named Sovich were New Worker and Maid. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    63%
  • Farmer
    13%
  • Roller
    9%
  • New Worker
    9%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Waitress
    50%
  • Maid
    50%
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What Sovich family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 911 census records available for the last name Sovich. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sovich census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 140 immigration records available for the last name Sovich. 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 Cards

There are 333 military records available for the last name Sovich. For the veterans among your Sovich ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Sovich lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Sovich life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Sovich in 1948 was 44, and 82 in 2004.

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