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Lorman Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Lohrmann . Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): perhaps a distorted form of Lerman .

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


Similar surnames: Norman, Gorman, Florman, Orman, Dorman, Loman, Horman, Gurman, Korman

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Where is the Lorman family from?

You can see how Lorman families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Lorman family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Lorman families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 17 Lorman families living in Ontario. This was about 44% of all the recorded Lorman's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Lorman families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Lorman surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Lorman ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Lorman. 12% of Lorman men worked as a Farmer and 22% of Lorman women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Lorman were Machinist and Domestic. .

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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
    12%
  • Laborer
    8%
  • Salesman
    8%
  • Machinist
    8%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
    22%
  • Saleslady
    13%
  • Waitress
    10%
  • Domestic
    10%
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Census Records

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Lorman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lorman 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 724 immigration records available for the last name Lorman. 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 701 military records available for the last name Lorman. For the veterans among your Lorman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Lorman lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Lorman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1985, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Lorman in 1962 was 75, and 72 in 2004.

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