János Som

9 August 1906–1980 (Age 73)
Pócspetri, Szabolcs, Hungary

The Life of János

János Som was born on 9 August 1906, in Pócspetri, Szabolcs, Hungary as the son of János Som and Mária Feczák. He died in 1980, in Pócspetri, Szabolcs-Szatmár-Bereg, Hungary, at the age of 74.

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Family Time Line

János Som
Mária Feczák
József Som
1885–
Anna Som
1886–
Vilma Som
1887–
József Som
1891–
János József Som
1895–
Ádám János Som
1897–
János Som
1906–1980

Parents and Siblings

    János Som

    MaleMale

    Mária Feczák

    FemaleFemale

siblings

(7)

    József Som

    Male1885–Male

    Anna Som

    Female1886–Female

    Vilma Som

    Female1887–Female

    József Som

    Male1891–Male

    János József Som

    Male1895–Male

+2 More Children

World Events (3)

1914

Age 8

WWI. Hungary fights on the losing side and the monarchy collapses.
1920

Age 14

Hungary loses large part of territory to Czechoslovakia, Romania, Russia and Yugoslavia. The National Assembly restores Kingdom of Hungary. Horthy becomes regent and remains influential until 1944.
1938

Age 32

Germany raise treaties in Munich and Vienna in which Southern Slovakia and Northern Transylvania were returned to Hungary.

Name Meaning

1 Indian (Bengal and southern states) and Bangladeshi: Hindu name from Sanskrit soma ‘moon’. It is usually a Kayasth name in Bengal. It is a variant of Soman among people from Kerala and Tamil Nadi who have migrated from their home state. It is only a given name in southern India, but has come to be used as a family name in the U.S. by families from southern India.2 Cambodian: unexplained.3 Hungarian: probably a nickname for someone with a sour disposition, from som, a sour-tasting forest fruit.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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