Loretz Family History

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Loretz Name Meaning

Variant of eastern German Loritz (see Lorenz).

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


Similar surnames: Lorentz, Loritz, Moretz, Lortz, Lorenc, Aretz, Pretz, Lorek, Lorenz

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Loretz Family Origin

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Loretz Family Occupations

What did your Loretz ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Book Keeper and Comb Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Loretz. A less common occupation for the Loretz family was Consulting And Mechanic Engineer. The most common Loretz occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Loretz's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Book Keeper

    11%
  • Comb Maker

    11%
  • Consulting And Mechanic Engineer

    11%

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

Loretz Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Loretz. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Loretz census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Loretz

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Loretz. 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 Loretz. For the veterans among your Loretz ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Loretz Life Expectancy

What is the average Loretz lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Loretz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1989, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Loretz in 1959 was 50, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Loretz

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Loretz 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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