Lorrain Family History

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Lorrain Name Meaning

French and English: variant spelling of Lorraine.

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


Similar surnames: Lorraine, Certain, Laurain, Morain, Orgain, Jermain, Torain, Morfin

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Lorrain Family Origin

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Lorrain Family Occupations

What did your Lorrain ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Miner, Carpenter and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lorrain. The most common Lorrain occupation in the USA was Miner. 38% of Lorrain's were Miners. A less common occupation for the Lorrain family was Rafting.

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  • Miner

    38%
  • Carpenter

    13%
  • Farmer

    13%
  • Rafting

    13%

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

Lorrain Historical Records

What Lorrain family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Lorrain. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lorrain 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 Lorrain

Passenger List

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

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Lorrain Life Expectancy

What is the average Lorrain lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2002, in the United States, Lorrain life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2002, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Lorrain in 1964 was 76, and 9 in 2002.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lorrain

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Lorrain 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.

Famous Lorrain Family

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James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
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