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Soda Name Meaning

Japanese (Soda): written with characters meaning ‘mutual’ or ‘councilor’ and ‘rice paddy’; it is sometimes pronounced Aida. It occurs mostly in northeastern Japan.

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

Similar surnames: Sada, Toda, Oda, Koda, Goda, Suda, Soga, Noda, Shoda, Soma

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Where is the Soda family from?

You can see how Soda families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Soda family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Soda families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 3 Soda families living in British Columbia. This was about 75% of all the recorded Soda's in Canada. British Columbia had the highest population of Soda families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Soda surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Soda ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Labourer was the top reported job for people in the CA named Soda. 50% of Soda men worked as a Labourer.

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

Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Labourer
  • Farmer
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Census Records

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Soda. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Soda census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Soda. 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 Cards

There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Soda. For the veterans among your Soda ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Soda lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Soda life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 1965. The average life expectancy for Soda in 1950 was 59, and 79 in 2004.

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