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Lorah Family History

Lorah Name Meaning
Americanized form of French Loreau(x), from a variant of the personal name Lorel, a pet form of Laurent. pwh, DEB This is a frequent name in PA.

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

29,344 Historical Documents with Lorah on Ancestry.com
5,733 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
1,105 Military Records
186 Immigration Records
4,978 Census and Voter Lists
17,342 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Lorah Families

  • Number of Lorah families
     68 - 134
     23 - 67
     1 - 22
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Lorah families
     10 - 17
     4 - 9
     1 - 3
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Lorah last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Lorah census records

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Lorah Family Origin

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Lorah Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Lorah

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Lorah Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Lorah census records

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Lorah Civil War Service Records

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