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Lorge Name Meaning

French: from l’orge ‘the barley’, a metonymic occupational name for a grower or seller of barley, or a habitational name for someone living at a house distinguished by a sign depicting barley.

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

Similar surnames: Lore, Loge, Forge, Lodge, Longe, Laforge, Borg, Lage, Jorge, Loye

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Where is the Lorge family from?

You can see how Lorge families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Lorge family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Lorge families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 10 Lorge families living in Alberta. This was about 33% of all the recorded Lorge's in Canada. Alberta and 1 other province had the highest population of Lorge families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Lorge surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Lorge ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the CA named Lorge. .

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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

  • Farmer
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Lorge. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lorge 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 553 immigration records available for the last name Lorge. 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 612 military records available for the last name Lorge. For the veterans among your Lorge ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Lorge lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Lorge life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1975. The average life expectancy for Lorge in 1958 was 51, and 85 in 2004.

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