Sokol Family History

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Sokol Name Meaning

Polish (Sokól), Czech, Slovak, Belorussian, and Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): from Belorussian and Czech sokol, Polish sokól ‘falcon’, hence a metonymic occupational name for a falconer, or a nickname for someone thought to resemble a falcon in some way. As a Jewish name it is generally ornamental.

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


Similar surnames: Sobol, Sokolov, Sobel, Okon, Sol, Rokos, Skop, Konkol, Sokolik, Gogol

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Sokol Family Origin

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Sokol Family Occupations

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In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the CA named Sokol. 67% of Sokol men worked as a Farmer

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
    67%
  • Laborer
    34%

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

Sokol Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 10,000 census records available for the last name Sokol. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sokol 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 5,000 immigration records available for the last name Sokol. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Sokol. For the veterans among your Sokol ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Sokol Life Expectancy

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Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Sokol life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Sokol in 1950 was 43, and 76 in 2004.

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