Sorah Family History

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Sorah Name Meaning

English (Lancashire): unexplained. Perhaps a variant of Sarah.

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

Similar surnames: Sarah, Borah, Stray, Doran, Borth, Forth, Noah, Moran, Boram, Lorah

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Sorah Family Origin

Where is the Sorah family from?

Sorah Family Occupations

What did your Sorah ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Sorah family was Fitter In Iron Foundry. The most common Sorah occupation in the UK was Coachman (N D). 33% of Sorah's were Coachman (N D)s. Coachman (N D) and Engine Tenter At A Cotton Mill were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Sorah.

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  • Coachman (N D)

  • Engine Tenter At A Cotton Mill

  • Fitter In Iron Foundry


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Sorah ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Sorah Historical Records

What Sorah family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 938 census records available for the last name Sorah. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sorah census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 47 immigration records available for the last name Sorah. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 150 military records available for the last name Sorah. For the veterans among your Sorah ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Sorah Life Expectancy

What is the average Sorah lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Sorah life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1979, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Sorah in 1964 was 63, and 66 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sorah

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sorah ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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