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Lorenzen Name Meaning

North German, Dutch, Danish, and Norwegian: patronymic from the personal name Lorenz.

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

Similar surnames: Lorensen, Lorentzen, Mortensen, Sorensen, Jorgensen, Morgensen

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Where is the Lorenzen family from?

You can see how Lorenzen families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Lorenzen family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1880 and 1920. The most Lorenzen families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 6 Lorenzen families living in Quebec. This was about 43% of all the recorded Lorenzen's in Canada. Quebec had the highest population of Lorenzen families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Lorenzen surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Lorenzen ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Labourer was the top reported job for people in the CA named Lorenzen. .

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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

  • Labourer
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Census Records

There are 14,000 census records available for the last name Lorenzen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lorenzen 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 8,000 immigration records available for the last name Lorenzen. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Lorenzen. For the veterans among your Lorenzen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Lorenzen lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Lorenzen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Lorenzen in 1948 was 58, and 74 in 2004.

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