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Sorter Name Meaning

Origin unidentified. In part English, a variant of Sarter, a topographic name for someone who lived in a woodland clearing, from Old English assart, essart ‘clearing in woodland’.

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


Similar surnames: Porter, Morter, Porte, Corte, Shorter, Souter, Porten, Dormer, Suter

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Sorter Family Origin

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Sorter Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    52%
  • Farming

    8%
  • Blacksmith

    4%
  • Keeping House

    4%

In 1880, the most common Sorter occupation in the USA was Farmer. 52% of Sorter's were Farmers. Farmer, Farming and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sorter. A less common occupation for the Sorter family was Keeping House.

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Sorter Historical Records

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Sorter Life Expectancy

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