Soman Family History

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Soman Name Meaning

Indian (Kerala, Tamil Nadu): Hindu name from Sanskrit soma ‘moon’ + the Tamil-Malayalam third-person masculine singular suffix -n. This is only a given name in India, but has come to be used as a family name in the U.S.

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

Similar surnames: Sloman, Roman, Doman, Oman, Boman, Soma, Toman, Comar, Wogan, Lyman

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Soman Family Origin

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Soman Family Occupations

What did your Soman ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Soman. 13% of Soman men worked as a General Labourer and 23% of Soman women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Soman were Colliery Shiftwork (below) and Cook

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
  • Builders Merchant Stock Keeper
  • Clerk (general)
  • Colliery Shiftwork (below)

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Private Means
  • At School
  • Cook

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

Soman Historical Records

What Soman family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Soman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Soman census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 735 immigration records available for the last name Soman. 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 287 military records available for the last name Soman. For the veterans among your Soman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Soman Life Expectancy

What is the average Soman lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Soman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1981, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Soman in 1962 was 77, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Soman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Soman 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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