Lorraine Family History

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Lorraine Name Meaning

English and French: regional name from the border region of Lorraine in northeastern France, so called from the Germanic tribal name Lotharingi ‘people of Lothar’ (a personal name composed of the elements hlod ‘famous’, ‘renowned’ + hari, heri ‘army’).

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


Similar surnames: Lorrain, Raine, Laine, Loring, Lorman, Lorang, Norrie, Lormand

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Lorraine Family Origin

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Lorraine Family Occupations

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

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  • Keeping House

    17%
  • Actor

    8%
  • Clerk In Railroad Office

    8%
  • Clerk In Store

    8%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Lorraine family was Clerk In Store. Keeping House, Actor and Clerk In Railroad Office were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lorraine. The most common Lorraine occupation in the USA was Keeping House. 17% of Lorraine's were Keeping Houses.

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Lorraine Historical Records

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Lorraine Life Expectancy

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Famous Lorraine Family

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Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)

James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
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