Sorensen Family History

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Sorensen Name Meaning

Danish and Norwegian (Sørensen): patronymic from the personal name Søren (see Soren).

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


Similar surnames: Sorenson, Lorensen, Jorgensen, Mortensen, Lorenzen, Mogensen

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Sorensen Family Origin

Where is the Sorensen family from?

Sorensen Family Occupations

What did your Sorensen ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, ( Proprietor ) export And Converter Merchant and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Sorensen. 3% of Sorensen men worked as a ( Proprietor ) export And Converter Merchant and 45% of Sorensen women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Sorensen were Aircraft Sheet Metal Wor and 1 Housemaid (of Danish

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • ( Proprietor ) export And Converter Merchant
    3%
  • Accountant Marine Ins
    3%
  • Agricultural Counsel
    3%
  • Aircraft Sheet Metal Wor
    3%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    45%
  • Unpaid House Duties
    5%
  • Housewife
    3%
  • 1 Housemaid (of Danish
    2%

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

Sorensen Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 81,000 census records available for the last name Sorensen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sorensen 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 73,000 immigration records available for the last name Sorensen. 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 19,000 military records available for the last name Sorensen. For the veterans among your Sorensen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Sorensen Life Expectancy

What is the average Sorensen lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Sorensen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Sorensen in 1942 was 47, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sorensen

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