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Sorenson Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of Danish and Norwegian Sørensen (see Sorensen) or the Swedish cognate Sörensson. Jewish (northeastern Ashkenazic): metronymic from the Yiddish female personal name Sore (from the Hebrew female personal name Sara ‘princess’) + German Sohn ‘son’.

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


Similar surnames: Rosenson, Sorensen, Berenson, Mortenson, Lorenson, Steenson, Hogenson

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Sorenson Family Origin

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Sorenson Family Occupations

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  • Master Mariner

    22%
  • Cabinet Maker

    11%
  • Coach Smith

    11%
  • Dock Labourer

    11%

In 1881, Master Mariner, Cabinet Maker and Coach Smith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sorenson. A less common occupation for the Sorenson family was Dock Labourer. The most common Sorenson occupation in the UK was Master Mariner. 22% of Sorenson's were Master Mariners.

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Sorenson Historical Records

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Sorenson Life Expectancy

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