Lorson Family History

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Lorson Name Meaning

French: nickname from ourson ‘bear cub’, with the definite article l(e).

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


Similar surnames: Corson, Lorio, Bordon, Gordon, Moron, Cordon, Boron, Loso, Farson

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Lorson Family Origin

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Lorson Family Occupations

What did your Lorson ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Coal Miner and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lorson. A less common occupation for the Lorson family was Keeping House. The most common Lorson occupation in the USA was Farmer. 27% of Lorson's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    27%
  • Coal Miner

    9%
  • Farm Laborer

    9%
  • Keeping House

    9%

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

Lorson Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Lorson Life Expectancy

What is the average Lorson lifespan?

Between 1965 and 2004, in the United States, Lorson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2001, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Lorson in 1965 was 81, and 89 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lorson

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Lorson 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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