Sowle Family History

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Sowle Name Meaning

English: probably a variant of Soule.

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

Similar surnames: Sowl, Towle, Soule, Sole, Saile, Doble, Dowdle, Soles, Dowie, Stile

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Sowle Family Origin

Where is the Sowle family from?

Sowle Family Occupations

What did your Sowle ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sowle. The most common Sowle occupation in the USA was Farmer. 26% of Sowle's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Sowle family was Carpenter.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer

  • Carpenter


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

Sowle Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Sowle. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sowle 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 290 immigration records available for the last name Sowle. 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 Sowle. For the veterans among your Sowle ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Sowle Life Expectancy

What is the average Sowle lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Sowle life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Sowle in 1956 was 41, and 69 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sowle

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sowle 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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