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Sartor Name Meaning

French and Italian: occupational name from French, northern Italian sartor ‘tailor’ (Latin sartor). This was also adopted as a humanistic name in Germany and the Netherlands, a Latinized equivalent of vernacular names such as German Schneider. Compare Sartorius. English: topographic name denoting someone who lived on land which had been cleared for cultivation, Old French assart, essart ‘woodland cleared for cultivation’ + the habitational suffix -er.

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


Similar surnames: Sartore, Pastor, Sartori, Sartin, Sorter, Carton, Sarto, Barton

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Where is the Sartor family from?

You can see how Sartor families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Sartor family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Sartor families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 6 Sartor families living in Quebec. This was about 50% of all the recorded Sartor's in Canada. Quebec had the highest population of Sartor families in 1911.
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What did your Sartor ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Labourer was the top reported job for people in the CA named Sartor. 67% of Sartor men worked as a Labourer.

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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.

Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Labourer
    67%
  • Laborer
    34%
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Census Records

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Sartor. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sartor 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 Sartor. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Sartor. For the veterans among your Sartor ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Sartor lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Sartor life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Sartor in 1949 was 54, and 81 in 2004.

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