Lor Name Meaning

Laotian: unexplained. Hmong: variant of Lo. Dutch: from a short form of Lorent, Dutch vernacular equivalent of Lawrence.

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


Similar surnames: Loy, Loo, Loi, Lou, Low, Lore, Kor, Flor, Loe, Long

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Lor Family Origin

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Lor Family Occupations

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In 1880, Farmer and Poultry Dealer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Lor. The most common Lor occupation in the USA was Farmer. 80% of Lor's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    80%
  • Poultry Dealer

    20%

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Lor Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Lor. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lor 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Lor. 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 Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Lor. For the veterans among your Lor ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Lor Life Expectancy

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Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Lor life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1987, and highest in 1981. The average life expectancy for Lor in 1962 was 65, and 68 in 2004.

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