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Soskin Family History

Soskin Name Meaning

Jewish (from Belarus): metronymic from the Yiddish female personal name Soske 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: Sorkin, Sosin, Sonkin, Baskin, Meskin, Peskin, Hoskin, Raskin, Eskin

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Where is the Soskin family from?

You can see how Soskin families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Soskin family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1911 and 1920. The most Soskin families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 15 Soskin families living in Ontario. This was about 75% of all the recorded Soskin's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Soskin families in 1911.
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What did your Soskin ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Tailor and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the Canada named Soskin. 50% of Soskin men worked as a Tailor and 100% of Soskin women worked as a Stenographer. .

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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.

Top Male Occupations In 1921

  • Tailor
  • Traveller

Top Female Occupations In 1921

  • Stenographer
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Soskin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Soskin 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 885 immigration records available for the last name Soskin. 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 232 military records available for the last name Soskin. For the veterans among your Soskin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Soskin lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Soskin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Soskin in 1947 was 40, and 84 in 2004.

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