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Lorentson Family History

Lorentson Name Meaning

Swedish: patronymic from the personal name Lorens (see Lawrence).

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


Similar surnames: Lorensen, Sorenson, Goranson, Rosenson, Robertson, Berenson, Svensson

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Where is the Lorentson family from?

You can see how Lorentson families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Lorentson family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1880 and 1920. The most Lorentson families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 8 Lorentson families living in Saskatchewan. This was about 89% of all the recorded Lorentson's in Canada. Saskatchewan had the highest population of Lorentson families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Lorentson surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Lorentson ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Lorentson. 23% of Lorentson men worked as a Farmer and 50% of Lorentson women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Lorentson were Machinist and Stenographer. .

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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.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    23%
  • Laborer
    14%
  • Glass Blower
    10%
  • Machinist
    10%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Teacher
    50%
  • Stenographer
    50%
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Census Records

There are 938 census records available for the last name Lorentson. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lorentson 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 759 immigration records available for the last name Lorentson. 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 218 military records available for the last name Lorentson. For the veterans among your Lorentson ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Lorentson lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Lorentson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1996, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Lorentson in 1964 was 69, and 73 in 2004.

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