Sorrento Family History

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Sorrento Name Meaning

Italian: habitational name for someone from Sorrento on the Bay of Naples.

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


Similar surnames: Sorrentino, Sorrenti, Corrente, Argento, Soriano, Torrente, Borrello

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Sorrento Family Origin

Where is the Sorrento family from?

Sorrento Family Occupations

What did your Sorrento ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Factory were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Sorrento. 39% of Sorrento men worked as a Laborer

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    39%
  • New Worker
    17%
  • Painter
    12%
  • Proprietor
    12%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Factory
    100%

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

Sorrento Historical Records

What Sorrento family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 819 census records available for the last name Sorrento. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sorrento 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 316 immigration records available for the last name Sorrento. 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 327 military records available for the last name Sorrento. For the veterans among your Sorrento ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Sorrento Life Expectancy

What is the average Sorrento lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Sorrento life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2004, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Sorrento in 1962 was 90, and 50 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sorrento

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sorrento 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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