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Sovereign Name Meaning

Americanized form of an unidentified German surname in North America first recorded as Zafrein and Zofrin.

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

Similar surnames: Hochrein, Severin, Severn, Hoversten, Sorin, Sauerwein, Severe

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Where is the Sovereign family from?

You can see how Sovereign families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Sovereign family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Sovereign families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 43 Sovereign families living in Ontario. This was about 98% of all the recorded Sovereign's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Sovereign families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Sovereign surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Sovereign ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Sovereign. 85% of Sovereign men worked as a Farmer. .

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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

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Sovereign. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sovereign 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 304 immigration records available for the last name Sovereign. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Sovereign. For the veterans among your Sovereign ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Sovereign lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Sovereign life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Sovereign in 1955 was 56, and 81 in 2004.

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