Sowie Family History

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Sowie Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Dowie, Cowie, Bowie, Sobie, Howie, Solie, Sowle, Stowe, Solis, Howe

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Sowie Family Origin

Where is the Sowie family from?

Sowie Family Occupations

What did your Sowie ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farming was the top reported job for people in the US named Sowie. 50% of Sowie men worked as a Farming

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farming
    50%
  • Foreman
    50%

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

Sowie Historical Records

What Sowie family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 92 census records available for the last name Sowie. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sowie 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 17 immigration records available for the last name Sowie. 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 10 military records available for the last name Sowie. For the veterans among your Sowie ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Sowie Life Expectancy

What is the average Sowie lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sowie 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sowie

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