Sojourner Family History

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Sojourner Name Meaning

Americanized form of French Séjourné or Séjournant, derivatives of séjourner ‘to stay (at a place)’.

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


Similar surnames: Turner, Snouffer, Courser, Journey, Troutner, Joerger, Mourer, Dooner

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Sojourner Family Origin

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Sojourner Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    53%
  • Farm Laborer

    11%
  • Planter

    11%
  • Cotton Buyer

    5%

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In 1880, Farmer, Farm Laborer and Planter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sojourner. A less common occupation for the Sojourner family was Cotton Buyer. The most common Sojourner occupation in the USA was Farmer. 53% of Sojourner's were Farmers.

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Sojourner Historical Records

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Sojourner Life Expectancy

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