Soden Family History

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Soden Name Meaning

English: from Middle English, Old French soudan, from Arabic sul?tan ‘ruler’, specifically the ruler of the Ottoman Empire. In medieval England this was used as a nickname, either for someone who behaved in an outlandish and autocratic manner or for someone who had played the part of a sultan in a pageant.

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

Similar surnames: Foden, Boden, Soder, Cowden, Morden, Bodin, Somes, Doten, Rowden

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Soden Family Origin

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Soden Family Occupations

What did your Soden ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Soden. 3% of Soden men worked as a General Labourer and 51% of Soden women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Soden were Builders Labourer and Housewife

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
  • Gardener
  • House Decorator
  • Builders Labourer

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Incapacitated
  • Unpaid Domestic
  • Housewife

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

Soden Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 24,000 census records available for the last name Soden. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Soden 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Soden. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 4,000 military records available for the last name Soden. For the veterans among your Soden ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Soden Life Expectancy

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Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Soden life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Soden in 1943 was 21, and 74 in 2004.

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