Shor Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic): from Hebrew shor ‘ox’, perhaps taken by bearers of the personal name Joseph because the Biblical character of this name is compared to an ox in Deuteronomy 33:17: ‘His glory is like the firstling of his bullock’.

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


Similar surnames: Schor, Shore, Shorr, Thor, Shon, Sher, Shur, Shoe, Hon, Sion

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Shor Family Origin

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Shor Family Occupations

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  • Gardener

    100%

In 1881, the most common Shor occupation in the UK was Gardener. 100% of Shor's were Gardeners.

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Shor Life Expectancy

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Between 1961 and 2004, Shor life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1969. The average life expectancy for Shor in 1961 was 35, and 82 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Shor

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