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Lora Family History

Lora Name Meaning

Spanish: habitational name from Lora de Estepa or Lora del Río, both in Seville province. Hungarian (Lóra): from a pet form of the personal name Lóránt (see Roland).

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

Similar surnames: Mora, Lore, Loza, Bora, Flora, Lory, Nora, Lara, Lorah, Dora

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Where is the Lora family from?

You can see how Lora families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Lora family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Lora families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 22 Lora families living in Ontario. This was about 29% of all the recorded Lora's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Lora families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Lora surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Lora ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Operator was the top reported job for people in the CA named Lora. 50% of Lora men worked as an Operator.

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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

  • Operator
  • Carpenter
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Census Records

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Lora. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lora 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 Lora. 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 439 military records available for the last name Lora. For the veterans among your Lora ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Lora lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Lora life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1963, and highest in 1968. The average life expectancy for Lora in 1963 was 47, and 75 in 2004.

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