Sohm Family History

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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

Where is the Sohm family from?

Sohm Family Occupations

What did your Sohm ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Confectioner and Domestic Servant were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Sohm. 50% of Sohm men worked as a Confectioner and 34% of Sohm women worked as a Domestic Servant. Some less common occupations for Americans named Sohm were Hotel Waiter and Unpaid Household Duties

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Confectioner
  • Hotel Waiter

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Domestic Servant
  • Houseduties Unpaid
  • Unpaid Household Duties

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

Sohm Historical Records

What Sohm family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Sohm. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sohm census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Sohm

Passenger List

There are 458 immigration records available for the last name Sohm. 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 643 military records available for the last name Sohm. For the veterans among your Sohm ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Sohm Life Expectancy

What is the average Sohm lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sohm

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sohm 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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