Lore Family History

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Lore Name Meaning

French (Loré): habitational name from Loré in Orne. Dutch (de Lore): metonymic occupational name for a rag merchant, from Middle Dutch lore, luere ‘rag’. Hungarian (Lore): from a pet form of the personal name Lorinc (see Lorincz).

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

Similar surnames: Love, Dore, Loge, Lora, Lory, More, Lorge, Flore, Loye, Lord

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Lore Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Lore name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Lore. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Italy


  • Germanic Europe


  • France


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Lore Family Origin

Where is the Lore family from?

Lore Family Occupations

What did your Lore ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Lore occupation in Canada was Stonefence Builder. 100% of Lore's were Stonefence Builders.

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  • Stonefence Builder


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Lore ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Lore Historical Records

What Lore family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 23,000 census records available for the last name Lore. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lore census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Lore. 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 Card

There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Lore. For the veterans among your Lore ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Lore Life Expectancy

What is the average Lore lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Lore life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Lore in 1952 was 24, and 79 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Lore ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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