Sohl Family History

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Sohl Name Meaning

German: topographic name for someone who lived in a marshy place, from Middle High German, Middle Low German sol ‘puddle of dung’, ‘muddy pool’.

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


Similar surnames: Pohl, Soll, Wohl, Fohl, Hohl, Gohl, Ohl, Sohm, Sohn, Hehl

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Sohl Family Origin

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Sohl Family Occupations

What did your Sohl ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Sohl occupation in the UK was Baker. 50% of Sohl's were Bakers. Baker and Tailor were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Sohl.

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  • Baker

    50%
  • Tailor

    50%

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

Sohl Historical Records

What Sohl family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Sohl. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sohl 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Sohl. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Sohl. For the veterans among your Sohl ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Sohl Life Expectancy

What is the average Sohl lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Sohl life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Sohl in 1955 was 43, and 86 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sohl

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sohl 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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