Sohl Name Meaning

German: topographic name for someone who lived in a marshy place, from Middle High German, Middle Low German sol ‘puddle of dung’, ‘muddy pool’.

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

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Sohl Family Origin

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Sohl Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    17%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Tailor

    8%
  • Blacksmith

    6%

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In 1880, the most common Sohl occupation in the USA was Farmer. 17% of Sohl's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Sohl family was Blacksmith. Farmer, Keeping House and Tailor were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sohl.

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Sohl Life Expectancy

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Between 1955 and 2004, Sohl life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Sohl in 1955 was 43, and 86 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sohl

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