Japanese (Soma): habitational name taken from a village in Shimosa (currently part of Chiba prefecture). It is found mostly in eastern Japan. Bearers are of Taira lineage, some being descended from the famed 10th-century rebel Masakaperform.


You have the right to view exactly how Soma families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Soma family members name was uncovered in the USA, the UK, Canada, and also Scotland also between 1861 and 1920. The the majority of Soma families were discovered in the USA in 1920. In 1880 tright here were 4 Soma households living in North Carolina. This was around 67% of all the taped Soma's in the USA. North Carolina had the greatest populace of Soma households in 1880.

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Use census records and also voter lists to check out wbelow households via the Soma surname lived. Within census documents, you have the right to often uncover indevelopment prefer name of household members, ages, birthareas, residences, and occupations.

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the optimal reported work for guys and also women in the US called Soma. 29% of Soma men operated as a Farmer and also 58% of Soma woguys functioned as a Housewife. Some much less prevalent occupations for Americans called Soma were Chef and also Helper.

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*We display screen top occupations by sex to keep their historic accuracy during times when men and also womales frequently performed various work.


Census Records

Tbelow are 2,000 census records easily accessible for the last name Soma. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Soma census documents deserve to tell you wright here and exactly how your ancestors functioned, their level of education, veteran status, and also more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration documents easily accessible for the last name Soma. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and exit.

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Draft Cards

Tright here are 880 army documents easily accessible for the last name Soma. For the veterans among your Soma ancestors, military collections administer insights right into wbelow and also once they offered, and even physical descriptions.

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Between 1960 and 2004, in the USA, Soma life expectancy was at its lowest allude in 1960, and also highest possible in 1978. The average life expectancy for Soma in 1960 was 42, and 70 in 2004.

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View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Soma

An uncommonly brief lifespan might indicate that your Soma ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A brief lifeexpectations can likewise suggest wellness problems that were when prevalent in your household. The SSDI is a searchable database of even more than 70 million names. You can uncover birthdays, death days, addresses and more.