Socks Family History

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Socks Name Meaning

Possibly an Anglicized or Americanized form of German and Jewish Sachs. Possibly a variant of or patronymic from English Sock, from an Old English personal name Socca, or a metonymic occupational name for a maker of slippers, from Middle English sock ‘light shoe’, ‘slipper’ (Old English socc).

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

Similar surnames: Sock, Sacks, Rock, Dock, Stock, Mock, Hock, Shock, Rocks, Bock

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Socks Family Origin

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Socks Family Occupations

What did your Socks ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Socks. 9% of Socks men worked as a Laborer and 19% of Socks women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Socks were Manager and Clerk

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Proprietor
  • Salesman
  • Manager

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
  • Boxer
  • Cashier
  • Clerk

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

Socks Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Socks. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Socks 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 153 immigration records available for the last name Socks. 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 821 military records available for the last name Socks. For the veterans among your Socks ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Socks Life Expectancy

What is the average Socks lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Socks life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1965, and highest in 1972. The average life expectancy for Socks in 1963 was 76, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Socks

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Socks 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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