Lorette Family History

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Lorette Name Meaning

French: habitational name from Lorette in the Loire, whose name is cognate with that of Loreto in Italy. French: from a French form of Italian Loreto, either a metronymic from the female personal name or the surname probably alludes to the Italian place name, possibly denoting someone who had been on a pilgrimage to Loreto. French and English: from a pet form of Laura, a feminine form of Lawrence.

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

Similar surnames: Loreto, Monette, Surette, Odette, Lerette, Durette, Lovett, Moretto

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Lorette Family Origin

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Lorette Family Occupations

What did your Lorette ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Cultivateur and Labourer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Lorette. The most common Lorette occupation in Canada was Cultivateur. 67% of Lorette's were Cultivateurs.

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  • Cultivateur

  • Labourer


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Lorette Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Lorette. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lorette 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 555 immigration records available for the last name Lorette. 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 351 military records available for the last name Lorette. For the veterans among your Lorette ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Lorette Life Expectancy

What is the average Lorette lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Lorette life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1963, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Lorette in 1962 was 66, and 79 in 2004.

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