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Sor Family History

Sor Name Meaning

Cambodian: written ស from a Khmer word meaning e.g. ‘white fair’. Compare Sar Cambodian: written សរ from a Khmer word meaning ‘arrow’. Compare Sar French: variant of Saur .

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


Similar surnames: Son, Sok, So, Sol, Som, Kor, Shor, Sur, Lor, Bor

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Where is the Sor family from?

You can see how Sor families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Sor family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Sor families were found in Canada in 1911. In 1880 there was 1 Sor family living in California. This was about 33% of all the recorded Sor's in USA. California and 2 other states had the highest population of Sor families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Sor surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Sor ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Sor. 100% of Sor women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. .

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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 Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    100%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Sor. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sor 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 399 immigration records available for the last name Sor. 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 departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 112 military records available for the last name Sor. For the veterans among your Sor ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Sor lifespan?

Between 1972 and 2004, in the United States, Sor life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2002, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Sor in 1972 was 65, and 65 in 2004.

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