Sons Name Meaning

Dutch form of North German Sohns, a patronymic from Sohn.

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


Similar surnames: Sens, Jons, Soens, Hons, Sohns, Muns, Spors, Sas, Joos, Sones

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Sons Family Origin

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Sons Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    39%
  • Farming

    10%
  • Keeping House

    10%
  • Farm Laborer

    6%

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In 1880, Farmer, Farming and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sons. A less common occupation for the Sons family was Farm Laborer. The most common Sons occupation in the USA was Farmer. 39% of Sons's were Farmers.

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Sons Historical Records

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Sons Life Expectancy

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Between 1943 and 2004, Sons life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Sons in 1943 was 38, and 83 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sons

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Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
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Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
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