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Storr Name Meaning

Northern English: nickname from Old Norse stórr ‘big’. South German: nickname for a crude man, from Middle High German storr ‘tree stump’, ‘clod’.

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


Similar surnames: Storm, Stork, Stohr, Stock, Storrs, Star, Storer, Stoop, Torr, Storz

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Where is the Storr family from?

You can see how Storr families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Storr family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Storr families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1840 there were 3 Storr families living in Arkansas. This was about 38% of all the recorded Storr's in USA. Arkansas had the highest population of Storr families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Storr surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Storr ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Storr. 27% of Storr men worked as a Laborer and 20% of Storr women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Storr were Clerk and Housework. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    27%
  • Farmer
    15%
  • Salesman
    12%
  • Clerk
    12%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Maid
    20%
  • Housewife
    20%
  • Stenographer
    16%
  • Housework
    16%
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Census Records

There are 24,000 census records available for the last name Storr. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Storr census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Storr. 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 Cards

There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Storr. For the veterans among your Storr ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Storr lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Storr life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Storr in 1951 was 54, and 81 in 2004.

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