Sokol Name Meaning

Polish (Sokól), Czech, Slovak, Belorussian, and Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): from Belorussian and Czech sokol, Polish sokól ‘falcon’, hence a metonymic occupational name for a falconer, or a nickname for someone thought to resemble a falcon in some way. As a Jewish name it is generally ornamental.

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


Similar surnames: Sobol, Sokolov, Sobel, Okon, Sol, Rokos, Skop, Konkol, Sokolik, Gogol

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Sokol Family Origin

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Sokol Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    25%
  • Farming

    25%
  • Laborer

    13%
  • Pedler

    13%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Sokol family was Pedler. The most common Sokol occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Sokol's were Farmers. Farmer, Farming and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sokol.

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Sokol Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1950 and 2004, Sokol life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Sokol in 1950 was 43, and 76 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sokol

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