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Floren Name Meaning

Swedish (Florén): ornamental name from Latin flos genitive floris ‘flower’ + the adjectival suffix -én a derivative of Latin -enius ‘relating to’. Compare Florin .

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


Similar surnames: Loren, Floden, Florin, Thoren, Flodin, Boren, Noren, Florea, Florman

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Where is the Floren family from?

You can see how Floren families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Floren family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Floren families were found in USA in 1920. In 1840 there was 1 Floren family living in Kentucky. This was 100% of all the recorded Floren's in USA. Kentucky had the highest population of Floren families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Floren surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Floren ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Floren. 22% of Floren men worked as a Farmer and 19% of Floren women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Floren were Proprietor and Maid. .

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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 1940

  • Farmer
    22%
  • Laborer
    12%
  • Farming
    8%
  • Proprietor
    8%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Teacher
    19%
  • Bookkeeper
    19%
  • Stenographer
    19%
  • Maid
    14%
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Census Records

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Floren. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Floren 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Floren. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 656 military records available for the last name Floren. For the veterans among your Floren ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Floren lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Floren life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1990, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Floren in 1963 was 74, and 83 in 2004.

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