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Storr Name Meaning

English: nickname from Middle English stor(re) ‘big large; strong robust; harsh bold resolute’ (Old Norse stórr late Old English stōr). Compare Storey English: variant of Storrs . South German: nickname for a crude man from Middle High German storr ‘tree stump clod’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Storm, Stork, Stohr, Stock, Storrs, Star, Storer, Stoop, Torr, Storz

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Where is the Storr family from?

You can see how Storr families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Storr family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Storr families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1911 there were 22 Storr families living in Ontario. This was about 59% of all the recorded Storr's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Storr families in 1911.
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What did your Storr ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Storr. 100% of Storr men worked as a Farmer. .

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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
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Census Records

There are 24,000 census records available for the last name Storr. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Storr 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Storr. 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 Storr. For the veterans among your Storr ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Storr lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Storr life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Storr in 1951 was 54, and 81 in 2004.

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