Somerset Family History

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Somerset Name Meaning

English: regional name from the county of this name, so called from Old English Sumor(tun)s?te ‘dwellers at the summer settlement’.

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


Similar surnames: Somes, Somers, Pomorski, Pomfret, Sayers, Meiser, Somer, Simerson

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Somerset Family Origin

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Somerset Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • School Inspector

    33%
  • Servante

    33%

In 1881, Farmer and School Inspector were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Somerset. A less common occupation for the Somerset family was Servante. The most common Somerset occupation in Canada was Farmer. 33% of Somerset's were Farmers.

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Somerset Historical Records

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Somerset Life Expectancy

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Famous Somerset Family

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John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)

Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
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