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Sorgen Name Meaning

German: variant of Sorge.

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


Similar surnames: Sorger, Sorge, Sorg, Horen, Borgen, Oren, Sonnen, Orgel, Morgen

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Where is the Sorgen family from?

You can see how Sorgen families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Sorgen family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Sorgen families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 15 Sorgen families living in Alberta. This was 100% of all the recorded Sorgen's in Canada. Alberta had the highest population of Sorgen families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Sorgen surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Sorgen ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Sorgen. 18% of Sorgen men worked as a Salesman and 67% of Sorgen women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Sorgen were Laborer and Housewife.

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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.

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Salesman
    18%
  • Carpenter
    14%
  • Clerk
    14%
  • Laborer
    14%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
    67%
  • Housewife
    34%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Sorgen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sorgen 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 335 immigration records available for the last name Sorgen. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Sorgen. For the veterans among your Sorgen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Sorgen lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Sorgen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Sorgen in 1951 was 39, and 79 in 2004.

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