Sowash Family History

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Sowash Name Meaning

altered spelling of German Sowatsch, probably of Slavic origin.

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

Similar surnames: Dobesh, Stash, Potash, Noah, Soots, Bohach, Losh, Morast, Morash

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Sowash Family Origin

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Sowash Family Occupations

What did your Sowash ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Blacksmith and Gold Miner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sowash. The most common Sowash occupation in the USA was Farmer. 39% of Sowash's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Sowash family was Carpenter.

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  • Farmer

  • Blacksmith

  • Gold Miner

  • Carpenter


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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Sowash ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Sowash Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Sowash. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sowash census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 213 immigration records available for the last name Sowash. 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 Card

There are 621 military records available for the last name Sowash. For the veterans among your Sowash ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Sowash Life Expectancy

What is the average Sowash lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Sowash life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Sowash in 1947 was 41, and 64 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sowash

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sowash ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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