Storer Family History

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Storer Name Meaning

English and Scottish: from an agent derivative of Middle English stor ‘provisions’, ‘supplies’, hence an occupational name for an official in charge of dispensing provisions in a great house or monastery, or who collected rents paid in kind. The word stor was also used in the Middle Ages for livestock, and the surname may sometimes have denoted a keeper of animals. South German: from a Bavarian dialect word, storer, denoting an unskilled workman, i.e. someone who was not a member of a craft guild.

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

Similar surnames: Stoker, Stoner, Stober, Sporer, Steer, Storey, Stone, Storr, Tozer

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Storer Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Storer name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Storer. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Norway


  • Sweden


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Storer Family Origin

Where is the Storer family from?

Storer Family Occupations

What did your Storer ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Storer occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 7% of Storer's were Coal Miners. A less common occupation for the Storer family was Agricultural Labourer. Coal Miner, Labourer and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Storer.

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  • Coal Miner

  • Labourer

  • Farmer

  • Agricultural Labourer


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Storer ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Storer Historical Records

What Storer family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 57,000 census records available for the last name Storer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Storer 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 5,000 immigration records available for the last name Storer. 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 6,000 military records available for the last name Storer. For the veterans among your Storer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Storer Life Expectancy

What is the average Storer lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Storer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Storer in 1944 was 22, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Storer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Storer 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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