Sorokin Family History

14-Day Free Trial

GET STARTED

Sorokin Name Meaning

Russian and Jewish (from Belarus): patronymic from the nickname soroka ‘magpie’, denoting a garrulous or thievish person, or someone with a streak of white among black hair. In the case of the Jewish surname it is normally an ornamental name, one of the many taken from the names of birds.

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


Similar surnames: Soroka, Sorkin, Orkin, Sorin, Sonkin, Soskin, Forkin, Nordin, Sarazin

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Sorokin Family Origin

Where is the Sorokin family from?

Sorokin Family Occupations

What did your Sorokin ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Fur Cutter and Ladies Hairdresser were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Sorokin. 23% of Sorokin men worked as a Fur Cutter and 50% of Sorokin women worked as a Ladies Hairdresser. Some less common occupations for Americans named Sorokin were Furrier and Unpaid Domestic Duties

View Census data for Sorokin | Data not to scale

Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Fur Cutter
    23%
  • Alove Dealer
    12%
  • Builders Labourer
    12%
  • Furrier
    12%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Ladies Hairdresser
    50%
  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    50%

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

Sorokin Historical Records

What Sorokin family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 758 census records available for the last name Sorokin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sorokin census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Sorokin

Passenger List

There are 559 immigration records available for the last name Sorokin. 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.

View all Sorokin immigration records

Draft Card

There are 116 military records available for the last name Sorokin. For the veterans among your Sorokin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

View all Sorokin military records

You've only scratched the surface of Sorokin family history.

Sorokin Life Expectancy

What is the average Sorokin lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Sorokin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1967, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Sorokin in 1963 was 77, and 91 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sorokin

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sorokin 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.

Famous Sorokin Family Ancestors

Discover the unique achievements of ancestors in your family tree

Famous ancestors img
Look up another name