Suomi Family History

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Suomi Name Meaning

Finnish: ethnic name from Finnish Suomi ‘Finland’. At one time this term denoted only southwestern Finland, but nowadays it is the national name for the whole of Finland. As a surname it is mostly an adopted name during the names conversion movement at the beginning of the 20th century.

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

Similar surnames: Tuomi, Nurmi, Salmi, Wuori, Sui, Som, Suri, Luoma, Saam, Komm

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Suomi Family Origin

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Suomi Family Occupations

What did your Suomi ancestors do for a living?

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Suomi ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

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Suomi Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 782 census records available for the last name Suomi. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Suomi 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 513 immigration records available for the last name Suomi. 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 292 military records available for the last name Suomi. For the veterans among your Suomi ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Suomi Life Expectancy

What is the average Suomi lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Suomi life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1965, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Suomi in 1963 was 86, and 92 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Suomi 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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