Sock Family History

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Sock Name Meaning

German: of uncertain origin. Perhaps a metonymic occupational name for a shoemaker (of light, slipperlike shoes), from Middle High German socke ‘sock’; East German from a Slavic personal name Sock. Compare Sokol.

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

Similar surnames: Socks, Hock, Sack, Rock, Lock, Dock, Stock, Mock, Bock, Tock

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Sock Family Origin

Where is the Sock family from?

Sock Family Occupations

What did your Sock ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Cooper, Cooper & Fisher and Cooper & Hunter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sock. The most common Sock occupation in Canada was Cooper. 57% of Sock's were Coopers. A less common occupation for the Sock family was Hunter.

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  • Cooper

  • Cooper & Fisher

  • Cooper & Hunter

  • Hunter


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

Sock Historical Records

What Sock family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Sock. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sock 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 572 immigration records available for the last name Sock. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 764 military records available for the last name Sock. For the veterans among your Sock ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Sock Life Expectancy

What is the average Sock lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2003, in the United States, Sock life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Sock in 1951 was 47, and 76 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sock

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sock 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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