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Sorrentino Name Meaning

Italian (southern): habitational name for someone from Sorrento from an adjectival derivative of the placename.

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


Similar surnames: Cosentino, Sorrento, Tarantino, Fiorentino, Sorrenti, Piacentino

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Where is the Sorrentino family from?

You can see how Sorrentino families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Sorrentino family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1880 and 1920. The most Sorrentino families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 6 Sorrentino families living in New York. This was 100% of all the recorded Sorrentino's in USA. New York had the highest population of Sorrentino families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Sorrentino surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Sorrentino ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Operator were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Sorrentino. 17% of Sorrentino men worked as a Laborer and 19% of Sorrentino women worked as an Operator. Some less common occupations for Americans named Sorrentino were Clerk and Machine Operator. .

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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

  • Laborer
    17%
  • Salesman
    5%
  • New Worker
    5%
  • Clerk
    4%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Operator
    19%
  • New Worker
    10%
  • Packer
    6%
  • Machine Operator
    6%
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Census Records

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Sorrentino. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sorrentino 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 8,000 immigration records available for the last name Sorrentino. 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 Sorrentino. For the veterans among your Sorrentino ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Sorrentino lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Sorrentino life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Sorrentino in 1944 was 34, and 83 in 2004.

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