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Lorenc Family History

Lorenc Name Meaning

Polish and Czech: from a derivative, influenced by German (see Lorenz), of the Latin personal name Laurentius (see Lawrence). This is a parallel development to the vernacular forms, Polish Wawrzyniec (see Wawrzyniak) and Czech Vavrín (see Vavra).

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


Similar surnames: Lorenz, Llorens, Loren, Lourenco, Lorenzi, Lorenzo, Moren, Boren

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Where is the Lorenc family from?

You can see how Lorenc families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Lorenc family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1880 and 1920. The most Lorenc families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 6 Lorenc families living in Wisconsin. This was about 35% of all the recorded Lorenc's in USA. Wisconsin had the highest population of Lorenc families in 1880.
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What did your Lorenc ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Laborer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Lorenc. 30% of Lorenc men worked as a Laborer and 50% of Lorenc women worked as a Laborer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Lorenc were Sheet Metal Worker and Stenographer. .

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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

  • Laborer
    30%
  • Operator
    24%
  • Machinist
    24%
  • Sheet Metal Worker
    12%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    50%
  • Stenographer
    50%
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 891 immigration records available for the last name Lorenc. 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 450 military records available for the last name Lorenc. For the veterans among your Lorenc ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Lorenc lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Lorenc life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1969, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Lorenc in 1961 was 65, and 85 in 2004.

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