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Sorrells Family History

Sorrells Name Meaning
English: patronymic from Sorrell.

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

135,535 Historical Documents with Sorrells on Ancestry
24,396 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
4,042 Military Records
262 Immigration Records
9,709 Census and Voter Lists
97,126 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Sorrells Families

  • Number of Sorrells families
     42 - 82
     15 - 41
     1 - 14
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Sorrells families
     3 - 2
     2 - 2
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Sorrells last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Sorrells census records

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Sorrells Family Origin

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Average Life Expectancy for Sorrells

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Sorrells Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Sorrells census records

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Sorrells Civil War Service Records

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