Lorah Family History

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Lorah Name Meaning

Americanized form of French Loreau(x), from a variant of the personal name Lorel, a pet form of Laurent. This is a frequent name in PA.

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

Similar surnames: Lora, Lorig, Oran, North, Moran, Toran, Logan, Loren, Noah, Lorio

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Lorah Family Origin

Where is the Lorah family from?

Lorah Family Occupations

What did your Lorah ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Lorah family was Farm Laborer. The most common Lorah occupation in the USA was Farmer. 41% of Lorah's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lorah.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Farm Laborer


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

Lorah Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Lorah. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lorah 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 222 immigration records available for the last name Lorah. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, 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 Lorah. For the veterans among your Lorah ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Lorah Life Expectancy

What is the average Lorah lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Lorah life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Lorah in 1942 was 32, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lorah

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Lorah 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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