What does Sorensen mean?

Definitions for Sorensen

This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word Sorensen.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Sorensen, Soren Peter Lauritz Sorensennoun

    Danish chemist who devised the pH scale (1868-1939)


  1. Sorensen

    Sorensen, or Sorenson, is a surname that can be of Danish or Scandinavian origin. The basic derivation is "son of Søren", the Danish variety of the name Severin. The name almost exclusively comes from Danish or Norwegian emigrants named Sørensen who altered the spelling of their names when they moved to countries outside Scandinavia whose orthographies do not use the letter ø.

Surnames Frequency by Census Records


    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Sorensen is ranked #1251 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Sorensen surname appeared 28,069 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 10 would have the surname Sorensen.

    94.3% or 26,492 total occurrences were White.
    2.6% or 733 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    1.6% or 452 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    0.7% or 222 total occurrences were Asian.
    0.3% or 93 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.
    0.2% or 79 total occurrences were Black.

Matched Categories

How to pronounce Sorensen?

How to say Sorensen in sign language?


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Sorensen in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Sorensen in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of Sorensen in a Sentence

  1. Kristen Sorensen:

    After the first couple times, your brain connects to HAL, and I could see I was moving my legs Kristen Sorensen, it was just incredible -- my heart was just bursting.

Popularity rank by frequency of use


Translations for Sorensen

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

Get even more translations for Sorensen »


Find a translation for the Sorensen definition in other languages:

Select another language:

  • - Select -
  • 简体中文 (Chinese - Simplified)
  • 繁體中文 (Chinese - Traditional)
  • Español (Spanish)
  • Esperanto (Esperanto)
  • 日本語 (Japanese)
  • Português (Portuguese)
  • Deutsch (German)
  • العربية (Arabic)
  • Français (French)
  • Русский (Russian)
  • ಕನ್ನಡ (Kannada)
  • 한국어 (Korean)
  • עברית (Hebrew)
  • Gaeilge (Irish)
  • Українська (Ukrainian)
  • اردو (Urdu)
  • Magyar (Hungarian)
  • मानक हिन्दी (Hindi)
  • Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Italiano (Italian)
  • தமிழ் (Tamil)
  • Türkçe (Turkish)
  • తెలుగు (Telugu)
  • ภาษาไทย (Thai)
  • Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)
  • Čeština (Czech)
  • Polski (Polish)
  • Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Românește (Romanian)
  • Nederlands (Dutch)
  • Ελληνικά (Greek)
  • Latinum (Latin)
  • Svenska (Swedish)
  • Dansk (Danish)
  • Suomi (Finnish)
  • فارسی (Persian)
  • ייִדיש (Yiddish)
  • հայերեն (Armenian)
  • Norsk (Norwegian)
  • English (English)

Word of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:


Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:


"Sorensen." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2023. Web. 1 Apr. 2023. <https://www.definitions.net/definition/Sorensen>.

Discuss these Sorensen definitions with the community:


    Are we missing a good definition for Sorensen? Don't keep it to yourself...

    Browse Definitions.net

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Chrome

    Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Firefox

    Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!


    Are you a words master?

    one of four connected cavities in the brain; is continuous with the central canal of the spinal cord and contains cerebrospinal fluid
    • A. schlockmeister
    • B. ventricle
    • C. mealie
    • D. cazique

    Nearby & related entries:

    Alternative searches for Sorensen: