Lorentzen Family History

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Lorentzen Name Meaning

North German, Dutch, Norwegian, and Danish: patronymic from Lorentz.

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


Similar surnames: Lorenzen, Lorensen, Frantzen, Arntzen, Bentzen, Franzen, Lorentz

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Lorentzen Family Origin

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Lorentzen Family Occupations

What did your Lorentzen ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Lorentzen occupation in the USA was Cabinet Maker. 18% of Lorentzen's were Cabinet Makers. Cabinet Maker, Farm Laborer and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lorentzen. A less common occupation for the Lorentzen family was Fire Insurance.

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  • Cabinet Maker

    18%
  • Farm Laborer

    9%
  • Farmer

    9%
  • Fire Insurance

    9%

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

Lorentzen Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Lorentzen Life Expectancy

What is the average Lorentzen lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Lorentzen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Lorentzen in 1947 was 48, and 69 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lorentzen

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Lorentzen 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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