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Sotiropoulos Surname Meaning

Greek: patronymic from the personal name Sotiri(o)s classical Greek Sōtērios (see Soter ) + the ending -poulos (from Latin pullus ‘nestling chick’) which occurs chiefly in the Peloponnese.

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


Similar surnames: Petropoulos, Stavropoulos, Fotopoulos, Antonopoulos, Stathopoulos

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Where is the Sotiropoulos family from?

You can see how Sotiropoulos families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Sotiropoulos family name was found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 3 Sotiropoulos families living in Massachusetts. This was about 43% of all the recorded Sotiropoulos's in USA. Massachusetts had the highest population of Sotiropoulos families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Sotiropoulos surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Sotiropoulos ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Manager and Waitress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Sotiropoulos. 38% of Sotiropoulos men worked as a Manager and 50% of Sotiropoulos women worked as a Waitress. Some less common occupations for Americans named Sotiropoulos were Proprietor and Stitcher. .

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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

  • Manager
    38%
  • Waiter
    38%
  • Proprietor
    25%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Waitress
    50%
  • Stitcher
    50%
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Census Records

There are 488 census records available for the last name Sotiropoulos. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sotiropoulos 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 907 immigration records available for the last name Sotiropoulos. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 147 military records available for the last name Sotiropoulos. For the veterans among your Sotiropoulos ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Sotiropoulos lifespan?

Between 1966 and 2004, in the United States, Sotiropoulos life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1992, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Sotiropoulos in 1966 was 75, and 80 in 2004.

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