Sorensen is a surname that can be of Danish or other Scandinavian origin. The basic derivation is "son of Søren", the Danish variety of the name Severin. The name almost exclusively comes from Danish 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.

People with the same name

*Eric Sorensen, a number of people sharing this name

In Philosophy

*Roy Sorensen, American philosopher

In sports

*Lary Sorensen, baseball player
*Gerry Sorensen, Canadian alpine skier
*Zach Sorensen, American baseball player
*Tom Sorensen, American volleyball player
*Nick Sorensen, an American football player from Florida
*Dane Sorensen, New Zealand rugby league footballer
*Kurt Sorensen, New Zealand rugby league footballer
*Sean Sorensen, Irish tennis player
*Louk Sorensen, Irish tennis player
*Kevin Sorensen, Irish tennis player
*Kyle Sorensen, lacrosse player
*Mark Sorensen, Canadian ice hockey player
*Thomas Sorensen, Danish football player

In the arts

*Ted Sorensen, American lawyer and political/history writer
*Jen Sorensen, American cartoonist
*Sean Sorensen, American screenwriter
*Ariel Sorensen, American model
*James Sorensen, Australian actor and model
*Virginia Sorenson, author

In politics or civil service

*Albert Sorensen, Iowa politician
*Gillian Sorensen, American member of the United Nations Foundation
*Kurt Sorensen, American Politician
*Reginald Sorensen, Baron Sorensen, British politician
*Theodore Sorensen, President John F. Kennedy's Special Counsel, Adviser & speechwriter

In business

*Charles E. Sorensen, a Danish-American, one of the principals of the Ford Motor Company during its first four decades
*Tonny Sorensen, CEO of Von Dutch
*Jared Sorensen, Internet game developer

In science

*S. P. L. Sørensen, Danish chemist famous for the introduction of the concept of pH

Other uses

*Sorenson Molecular Genealogy Foundation
*Sorenson codec, the internal video codec used by Quicktime

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