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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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Where is the Storer family from?

You can see how Storer families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Storer family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Storer families were found in the UK in 1891. In 1911 there were 25 Storer families living in Ontario. This was about 57% of all the recorded Storer's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Storer families in 1911.
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What did your Storer ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Laborer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Storer. 28% of Storer men worked as a Laborer and 60% of Storer women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Storer were Mechanic and Income.

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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

  • Laborer
    28%
  • Machinist
    28%
  • Farmer
    28%
  • Mechanic
    17%

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Stenographer
    60%
  • Income
    40%
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 5,000 immigration records available for the last name Storer. 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 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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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.

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