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Lorette Name Meaning

French: habitational name from Lorette in the Loire, whose name is cognate with that of Loreto in Italy. French: from a French form of Italian Loreto, either a metronymic from the female personal name or the surname probably alludes to the Italian place name, possibly denoting someone who had been on a pilgrimage to Loreto. French and English: from a pet form of Laura, a feminine form of Lawrence.

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

Similar surnames: Loreto, Monette, Surette, Odette, Lerette, Durette, Lovett, Moretto

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Where is the Lorette family from?

You can see how Lorette families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Lorette family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1871 and 1920. The most Lorette families were found in and the USA in 1880and the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 33 Lorette families living in Vermont. This was about 37% of all the recorded Lorette's in the USA. Vermont had the highest population of Lorette families in 1880.
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What did your Lorette ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Lorette. 39% of Lorette men worked as a Laborer and 39% of Lorette women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Lorette were Truck Driver and Cook.

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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
  • Farmer
  • Salesman
  • Truck Driver

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housekeeper
  • Maid
  • Laborer
  • Cook
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 555 immigration records available for the last name Lorette. 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 351 military records available for the last name Lorette. For the veterans among your Lorette ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Lorette lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Lorette life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1963, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Lorette in 1962 was 66, and 79 in 2004.

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