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Sorby Surname History
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- Sorby last name meaning & etymology
- Sorby spelling & pronunciation
Sorby Country of Origin, Nationality, & Ethnicity
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The nationality of Sorby is often complicated to determine in cases which regional boundaries change over time, making the nation of origin a mystery. The original ethnicity of Sorby may be difficult to determine depending on whether the surname came in to being organically and independently in different locales; for example, in the case of names that come from professions, which can crop up in multiple places independently (such as the name "Gardener" which was given to people of that profession).
Sorby Meaning & Etymology
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The meaning of Sorby come may come from a craft, such as the name "Clark" which evolved from the profession of "clerk". Some of these profession-based surnames might be a profession in another language. This is why it is essential to research the ethnicity of a name, and the languages spoken by its family members. Many names like Sorby originate from religious texts such as the Quran, the Bhagavadgītā, the Bible, and other related texts. Often these names relate to a religious sentiment such as "From the ash tree".
Sorby Pronunciation & Spelling Variations
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Researching spelling variations and alternate spellings of the Sorby surname are important to understanding the possible origins of the name. In times when literacy was uncommon, names such as Sorby were transcribed based on their pronunciation when people's names were recorded in official records. This could have led to misspellings of Sorby. Names like Sorby transform in how they're said and written as they travel across communities, family unions, and languages across time.
Last names similar to SorbySørby, Sorbye, Sorc, Sorca, Sorcabal, Sorcaburu, Sorcan, Sorcano, Sorcaro, Sorcau, Sorce, Sorceau, Sorce-castellano, Sorcek, Sorcelai, Sorcelle, Sorcelli, Sorcello, Sorcelon, Sorceman
Sorby Family Tree
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- Erwin Sorby 1902 - 1973
- Torstein Sorby 1892 - 1983
- Eleanor Muriel Sorby 1925 - 2008
- Lawrence H Sorby 1920 - 2005
- Richard S Sorby 1920 - 2006
- Wesley W Sorby 1929 - 2007
- Marjorie R Sorby 1927 - 2006
- Florence Sorby 1936 - 1986
- Florence Sorby 1892 - 1981
- Conrad Sorby 1898 - 1988