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


Similar surnames: Schorr, Horn, Shoop, Thorn, Sporn, Herb, Storm, Korb, Shock, Shirk

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Shorb Family Origin

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Shorb Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    31%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Carpenter

    3%

In 1880, the most common Shorb occupation in the USA was Farmer. 31% of Shorb's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Shorb family was Carpenter. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Shorb.

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Shorb Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1958 and 2004, Shorb life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Shorb in 1958 was 63, and 77 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Shorb

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