Sorsby Family History

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Sorsby Name Meaning

English (South Yorkshire): habitational name from an unidentified place; perhaps a variant of Salisbury or Sowerby.

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

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Sorsby Family Origin

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Sorsby Family Occupations

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  • Farm Laborer

    17%
  • Farmer

    17%
  • Works On Farm

    11%
  • Clerk In Store

    6%

In 1880, the most common Sorsby occupation in the USA was Farm Laborer. 17% of Sorsby's were Farm Laborers. A less common occupation for the Sorsby family was Clerk In Store. Farm Laborer, Farmer and Works On Farm were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sorsby.

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Sorsby Historical Records

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Sorsby Life Expectancy

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