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Sowders Name Meaning

Probably an altered form of German Sauder or Sauter.

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


Similar surnames: Sowder, Sowers, Orders, Sodders, Mowder, Siders, Gowder, Sanders

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Sowders Family Origin

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Sowders Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    43%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Farm Laborer

    4%
  • Farms

    4%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Sowders family was Farms. Farmer, Keeping House and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sowders. The most common Sowders occupation in the USA was Farmer. 43% of Sowders's were Farmers.

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