Sorensen Family History

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Sorensen Name Meaning

Danish and Norwegian (Sørensen): patronymic from the personal name Søren (see Soren).

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


Similar surnames: Sorenson, Lorensen, Jorgensen, Mortensen, Lorenzen, Mogensen

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Sorensen Family Origin

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Sorensen Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    42%
  • Laborer

    14%
  • Carpenter

    4%
  • Keeping House

    4%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Sorensen family was Keeping House. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sorensen. The most common Sorensen occupation in the USA was Farmer. 42% of Sorensen's were Farmers.

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Sorensen Historical Records

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Sorensen Life Expectancy

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