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Sohl Family History

Sohl Surname 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 pond’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

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

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Where is the Sohl family from?

You can see how Sohl families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Sohl family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Sohl families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 16 Sohl families living in London. This was about 89% of all the recorded Sohl's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Sohl families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Sohl surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Sohl ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Sohl. 100% of Sohl women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. .

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

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
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Census Records

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 Lists

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 Cards

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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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.

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