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Sorin Family History

Sorin Name Meaning

Jewish (from Belarus): metronymic from the Yiddish female personal name Sore which is from Hebrew Sara ‘princess’. It is formed with the Slavic possessive suffix -in. Irish: Anglicized form of (Ó) Soracháin ‘descendant of Sor(a)chan’ a personal name derived from a diminutive of sorcha ‘bright’.

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


Similar surnames: Sosin, Sorkin, Morin, Dorin, Zarin, Boris, Gorin, Solin, Norin, Garin

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Where is the Sorin family from?

You can see how Sorin families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Sorin family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Sorin families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 2 Sorin families living in Cornwall. This was about 40% of all the recorded Sorin's in United Kingdom. Cornwall and 1 other county had the highest population of Sorin families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Sorin surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Sorin ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Bookkeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Sorin. 23% of Sorin men worked as a Salesman and 50% of Sorin women worked as a Bookkeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Sorin were Tailor and New Worker. .

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

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Salesman
    23%
  • Laborer
    9%
  • Clerk
    9%
  • Tailor
    9%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Bookkeeper
    50%
  • New Worker
    50%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Sorin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sorin census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Sorin. 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 Cards

There are 275 military records available for the last name Sorin. For the veterans among your Sorin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Sorin lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Sorin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1968, and highest in 1966. The average life expectancy for Sorin in 1959 was 59, and 79 in 2004.

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