Lorensen Family History

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Lorensen Name Meaning

Danish and North German: patronymic from the personal name Lorens (see Lawrence).

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


Similar surnames: Lorenzen, Sorensen, Mortensen, Jorgensen, Morgensen, Lorentson

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Lorensen Family Origin

Where is the Lorensen family from?

Lorensen Family Occupations

What did your Lorensen ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Farmer & Stock Raiser were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lorensen. A less common occupation for the Lorensen family was Teamster. The most common Lorensen occupation in the USA was Farmer. 64% of Lorensen's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    64%
  • Laborer

    18%
  • Farmer & Stock Raiser

    9%
  • Teamster

    9%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Lorensen ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Lorensen Historical Records

What Lorensen family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Lorensen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lorensen 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 Lorensen. 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 Lorensen. For the veterans among your Lorensen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Lorensen Life Expectancy

What is the average Lorensen lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2003, in the United States, Lorensen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Lorensen in 1943 was 45, and 81 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lorensen

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Lorensen ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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