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Soren Family History

Soren Name Meaning

Probably an Americanized form of Norwegian Sørem (see Sorem ) or a shortened form of Danish or Norwegian Sørensen (see Sorensen ).

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


Similar surnames: Moren, Loren, Oren, Toren, Mogen, Boren, Doren, Sorin, Coren, Goren

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Where is the Soren family from?

You can see how Soren families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Soren family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Soren families were found in USA in 1920. In 1840 there was 1 Soren family living in New York. This was 100% of all the recorded Soren's in USA. New York had the highest population of Soren families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Soren surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Soren ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Soren. 37% of Soren men worked as a Laborer and 28% of Soren women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Soren were Caretaker and File Clerk. .

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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.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    37%
  • Farmer
    27%
  • Salesman
    16%
  • Caretaker
    11%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
    28%
  • Waitress
    19%
  • Bookkeeper
    19%
  • File Clerk
    19%
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Census Records

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Soren. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Soren 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 775 immigration records available for the last name Soren. 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 348 military records available for the last name Soren. For the veterans among your Soren ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Soren lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2002, in the United States, Soren life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1971, and highest in 1964. The average life expectancy for Soren in 1956 was 57, and 75 in 2002.

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