Sofer Name Meaning

Jewish: variant of Soffer ‘scribe’.

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


Similar surnames: Soifer, Safer, Sober, Somer, Soffer, Stofer, Sower, Cofer, Oder

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Sofer Family Origin

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Sofer Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    40%
  • House Carpenter

    20%
  • Keeping House

    20%
  • Blacksmith

    10%

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In 1880, Farmer, House Carpenter and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sofer. A less common occupation for the Sofer family was Blacksmith. The most common Sofer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Sofer's were Farmers.

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Sofer Historical Records

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Sofer Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1965 and 2004, Sofer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1991, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Sofer in 1965 was 76, and 91 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sofer

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