Sorge Family History

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Sorge Name Meaning

German and Dutch: nickname for a careworn individual or for a guardian or caregiver, from Middle High German, Middle Low German sorge, Middle Dutch zorghe ‘care’, ‘concern’, ‘worry’, ‘anxiety’. German: habitational name from any of several places named Sorge or Sorga. Italian (Sicily): dialectal variant of Sorce.

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


Similar surnames: Sorg, Voge, Berge, Sole, Sorgen, Sorger, Borge, Horne, Hoge, Sogge

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Sorge Family Origin

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Sorge Family Occupations

What did your Sorge ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Carpenter joiner and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Sorge. 13% of Sorge men worked as a Carpenter joiner and 42% of Sorge women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Sorge were Lorry Driver (retired and Nursemaid

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Carpenter joiner
    13%
  • Civil Servant E O M Of Lab
    13%
  • Commerical Traveller
    13%
  • Lorry Driver (retired
    13%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    42%
  • Incapacitated
    9%
  • Incapacitated Seeg
    9%
  • Nursemaid
    9%

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

Sorge Historical Records

What Sorge family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Sorge. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sorge 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Sorge. 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 7,000 military records available for the last name Sorge. For the veterans among your Sorge ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Sorge Life Expectancy

What is the average Sorge lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Sorge life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Sorge in 1948 was 44, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sorge

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sorge 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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