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Sorge Name Meaning

German and Dutch: nickname for a careworn individual or for a guardian or caregiver, from Middle High German, Middle Low German sorge, Middle Dutch zorghe ‘care’, ‘concern’, ‘worry’, ‘anxiety’. German: habitational name from any of several places named Sorge or Sorga. Italian (Sicily): dialectal variant of Sorce.

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


Similar surnames: Sorg, Voge, Berge, Sole, Sorgen, Sorger, Borge, Horne, Hoge, Sogge

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Where is the Sorge family from?

You can see how Sorge families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Sorge family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1861 and 1920. The most Sorge families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 10 Sorge families living in Saskatchewan. This was about 33% of all the recorded Sorge's in Canada. Saskatchewan had the highest population of Sorge families in 1911.
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What did your Sorge ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the CA named Sorge. .

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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

  • Farmer
    100%
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Census Records

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Sorge. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sorge 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 Sorge. 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 7,000 military records available for the last name Sorge. For the veterans among your Sorge ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Sorge lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Sorge life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Sorge in 1948 was 44, and 77 in 2004.

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