Sohn Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): from Middle High German sun, son, German Sohn ‘son’, hence a distinguishing epithet for a son who shared the same personal name as his father. Korean: variant of Son.

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


Similar surnames: Son, Hohn, Kohn, Mohn, Bohn, John, Sohl, Hahn, Rohn, Sohm

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Sohn Family Origin

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Sohn Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    29%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Gardener

    4%
  • Laborer

    4%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Sohn family was Laborer. The most common Sohn occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Sohn's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Gardener were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sohn.

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Sohn Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1948 and 2004, Sohn life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Sohn in 1948 was 26, and 74 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sohn

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