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Sorrell Name Meaning

English (southeastern): nickname for someone with reddish hair, from a diminutive of Anglo-Norman French sor ‘chestnut (color)’.

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

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Sorrell Family Origin

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Sorrell Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    46%
  • Farm Laborer

    7%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Farming

    5%

In 1880, Farmer, Farm Laborer and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sorrell. The most common Sorrell occupation in the USA was Farmer. 46% of Sorrell's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Sorrell family was Farming.

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Sorrell Historical Records

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Sorrell Life Expectancy

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