Lorenz Family History

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Lorenz Name Meaning

German, Dutch, Spanish (northern Spain), Jewish: from a vernacular form (German Laurenz, Dutch Laurens, Catalan Lorenç) of the Latin personal name Laurentius (see Lawrence). As a Jewish surname, it is probably an Americanized form of one or more like-sounding Ashkenazic names.

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

Similar surnames: Lorenc, Lorenzo, Lorenzi, Loren, Toren, Llorens, Loden, Moren, Koren

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Lorenz Family Origin

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Lorenz Family Occupations

What did your Lorenz ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Lorenz occupation in Canada was Artiste. 50% of Lorenz's were Artistes. Artiste and Baroch Maker were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Lorenz.

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  • Artiste

  • Baroch Maker


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Lorenz Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 52,000 census records available for the last name Lorenz. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lorenz 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 19,000 immigration records available for the last name Lorenz. 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 24,000 military records available for the last name Lorenz. For the veterans among your Lorenz ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Lorenz Life Expectancy

What is the average Lorenz lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Lorenz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Lorenz in 1941 was 57, and 77 in 2004.

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