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Sosin Name Meaning

Jewish (from Belarus): metronymic from the Yiddish female personal name Sosye a pet form of Sore (see Sorin ). It is formed with the Slavic possessive suffix -in.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Soskin, Sorin, Rosin, Sobin, Kosin, Selin, Joslin, Sobon, Stein

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Where is the Sosin family from?

You can see how Sosin families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Sosin family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1911 and 1920. The most Sosin families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 4 Sosin families living in Saskatchewan. This was about 57% of all the recorded Sosin's in Canada. Saskatchewan had the highest population of Sosin families in 1911.
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What did your Sosin ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Bookkeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Sosin. 35% of Sosin men worked as a Laborer and 50% of Sosin women worked as a Bookkeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Sosin were Tailor and Housekeeper. .

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

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
  • Salesman
  • Proprietor
  • Tailor

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Bookkeeper
  • Housekeeper
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Census Records

There are 716 census records available for the last name Sosin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sosin census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 478 immigration records available for the last name Sosin. 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 Cards

There are 137 military records available for the last name Sosin. For the veterans among your Sosin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Sosin lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Sosin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Sosin in 1960 was 37, and 75 in 2004.

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