Lorenzen Family History

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Lorenzen Name Meaning

North German, Dutch, Danish, and Norwegian: patronymic from the personal name Lorenz.

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

Similar surnames: Lorensen, Lorentzen, Mortensen, Sorensen, Jorgensen, Morgensen

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Lorenzen Family Origin

Where is the Lorenzen family from?

Lorenzen Family Occupations

What did your Lorenzen ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Lorenzen occupation in the USA was Farmer. 10% of Lorenzen's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Lorenzen family was Keeping House. Farmer, Blacksmith and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lorenzen.

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  • Farmer

  • Blacksmith

  • Carpenter

  • Keeping House


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

Lorenzen Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Lorenzen Life Expectancy

What is the average Lorenzen lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Lorenzen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Lorenzen in 1948 was 58, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lorenzen

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Lorenzen 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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