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Sorrell Name Meaning

English (southeastern): nickname for someone with reddish hair, from a diminutive of Anglo-Norman French sor ‘chestnut (color)’.

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


Similar surnames: Gorrell, Burrell, Corbell, Sorell, Morrell, Borrell, Cordell, Barrell

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Sorrell Family Origin

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Sorrell Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    9%
  • Farmer

    5%
  • Labourer

    5%
  • Carman

    2%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Sorrell family was Carman. Agricultural Labourer, Farmer and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sorrell. The most common Sorrell occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 9% of Sorrell's were Agricultural Labourers.

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Sorrell Historical Records

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Sorrell Life Expectancy

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