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Shorb Family History

Shorb Name Meaning
Possibly an altered spelling of German Schorp, a nickname from Middle High German schorp(e), Middle Low German schorpie ‘scorpion’, ‘tortoise’.

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

28,740 Historical Documents with Shorb on Ancestry.com
4,111 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
751 Military Records
206 Immigration Records
5,788 Census and Voter Lists
17,884 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Shorb Families

  • Number of Shorb families
     20 - 37
     7 - 19
     1 - 6
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Shorb families
     21 - 39
     8 - 20
     1 - 7
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Shorb last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Shorb census records

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Shorb Family Origin

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Shorb Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Shorb

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Shorb Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Shorb census records

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Shorb Civil War Service Records

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