Sosby Name Meaning

Probably an altered form of English Soulsby.

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


Similar surnames: Mosby, Fomby, Bobby, Cosby, Osby, Cozby, Sorey, Doby, Selby, Holby

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Sosby Family Origin

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Sosby Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    67%
  • Laborer

    33%

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In 1880, the most common Sosby occupation in the USA was Farmer. 67% of Sosby's were Farmers. Farmer and Laborer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Sosby.

Source: Census data for Sosby | Data not to scale

Sosby Historical Records

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Sosby Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1962 and 2004, Sosby life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1973, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Sosby in 1962 was 74, and 79 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sosby

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