Sorey Family History

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Sorey Name Meaning

Probably a respelling English or Irish Sawrey, unexplained.

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

Similar surnames: Morey, Soley, Orey, Corey, Sobey, Storey, Gorey, Sorby, Shorey

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Sorey Family Origin

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Sorey Family Occupations

What did your Sorey ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Sorey occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Sorey's were Farmers. Farmer, Farming and Blind Man were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sorey. A less common occupation for the Sorey family was Dealer In Guns.

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  • Farmer

  • Farming

  • Blind Man

  • Dealer In Guns


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Sorey ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Sorey Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Sorey. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sorey census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Sorey. 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 Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Sorey. For the veterans among your Sorey ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Sorey Life Expectancy

What is the average Sorey lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Sorey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1963, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Sorey in 1962 was 56, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sorey

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sorey ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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