Sohm Name Meaning

variant of Sahm 2. topographic name from Middle High German soum ‘edge’, ‘border’, ‘grassy place marking the edge of cultivated land’.

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


Similar surnames: Sohl, Sohn, Sahm, Hohm, Sohr, Bohm, Holm, Ohm, Rohm, Gohl

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Sohm Family Origin

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Sohm Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    20%
  • Barber

    8%
  • Carpenter

    8%
  • Bookkeeper In Store

    4%

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In 1880, the most common Sohm occupation in the USA was Farmer. 20% of Sohm's were Farmers. Farmer, Barber and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sohm. A less common occupation for the Sohm family was Bookkeeper In Store.

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Sohm Historical Records

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Sohm Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1955 and 2004, Sohm life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Sohm in 1955 was 55, and 71 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sohm

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