Sorel Name Meaning

French: nickname for a person with reddish hair, from a diminutive of Old French sor ‘chestnut’ (of Germanic origin, apparently referring originally to the color of dry leaves).

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


Similar surnames: Borel, Soares, Sobel, Gobel, Morel, Savel, Soden, Soper, Orel, Sorter

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Sorel Family Origin

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Sorel Family Occupations

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  • Annuitant

    11%
  • Bank Sub Manager

    11%
  • Dock Clerk

    11%
  • Draper

    11%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Sorel family was Draper. The most common Sorel occupation in the UK was Annuitant. 11% of Sorel's were Annuitants. Annuitant, Bank Sub Manager and Dock Clerk were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sorel.

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Sorel Life Expectancy

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Between 1959 and 2004, Sorel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Sorel in 1959 was 30, and 79 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sorel

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