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Lorge Name Meaning

French: from l’orge ‘the barley’, a metonymic occupational name for a grower or seller of barley, or a habitational name for someone living at a house distinguished by a sign depicting barley.

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


Similar surnames: Lore, Loge, Forge, Lodge, Longe, Laforge, Borg, Lage, Jorge, Loye

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Lorge Family Origin

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Lorge Family Occupations

What did your Lorge ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Lorge occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Lorge's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lorge. A less common occupation for the Lorge family was Dressmaker.

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  • Farmer

    40%
  • Keeping House

    30%
  • Carpenter

    10%
  • Dressmaker

    10%

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

Lorge Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Lorge Life Expectancy

What is the average Lorge lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Lorge life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1975. The average life expectancy for Lorge in 1958 was 51, and 85 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lorge

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Lorge 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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