Somma Family History

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Somma Name Meaning

habitational name from any of various places named Somma, notably Somma Vesuviana in Naples province, from somma, sommo ‘high point’, ‘place above’. in some instances possibly from a female personal name, Somma.

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

Similar surnames: Summa, Roma, Poma, Homme, Sommer, Komm, Sima, Lomba, Kozma, Somoza

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Somma Family Origin

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Somma Family Occupations

What did your Somma ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Boilers Firer Unemploy and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Somma. 25% of Somma men worked as a Boilers Firer Unemploy and 34% of Somma women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Somma were Head Waiter and Textile Operative

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Boilers Firer Unemploy
  • Concreter (heavy Worker)
  • General Labourer
  • Head Waiter

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Music Teacher
  • Nursery Governess
  • Textile Operative

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

Somma Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Somma. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Somma 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Somma. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Somma. For the veterans among your Somma ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Somma Life Expectancy

What is the average Somma lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Somma life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Somma in 1949 was 32, and 85 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Somma

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Somma 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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