Sowl Family History

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Sowl Name Meaning

English: probably a variant of Soule.

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


Similar surnames: Sowle, Worl, Poll, Seel, Boal, Som, Soll, Dowe, Towle, Doll

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Sowl Family Origin

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Sowl Family Occupations

What did your Sowl ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Cook were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Sowl. 9% of Sowl men worked as a Laborer and 12% of Sowl women worked as a Cook. Some less common occupations for Americans named Sowl were Proprietor and Cashier

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    9%
  • Farmer
    6%
  • Mechanic
    6%
  • Proprietor
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Cook
    12%
  • Assistant
    6%
  • Bookkeeper
    6%
  • Cashier
    6%

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

Sowl Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Sowl. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sowl 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 53 immigration records available for the last name Sowl. 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 506 military records available for the last name Sowl. For the veterans among your Sowl ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Sowl Life Expectancy

What is the average Sowl lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Sowl life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1965, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Sowl in 1954 was 44, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sowl

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sowl 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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