Lorang Family History

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Lorang Name Meaning

Altered spelling of French Lor(r)ain, Lorein(g), regional names for someone from Lorraine, or possibly of French Laurent or Lorain, a metonymic occupational name for a saddler, derived from Old French lorain ‘tackle’, ‘harness’.

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


Similar surnames: Loring, Morant, Loranger, Morang, Sprang, Koran, Lorig, Goring, Lang

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Lorang Family Origin

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Lorang Family Occupations

What did your Lorang ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Bookkeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Lorang. 24% of Lorang men worked as a Farmer and 34% of Lorang women worked as a Bookkeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Lorang were Proprietor and Stenographer

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    24%
  • Laborer
    14%
  • Truck Driver
    12%
  • Proprietor
    10%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Bookkeeper
    34%
  • Housewife
    17%
  • Clerk
    17%
  • Stenographer
    17%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Lorang Historical Records

What Lorang family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Lorang. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lorang 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 508 immigration records available for the last name Lorang. 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 610 military records available for the last name Lorang. For the veterans among your Lorang ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Lorang Life Expectancy

What is the average Lorang lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Lorang life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1967, and highest in 1964. The average life expectancy for Lorang in 1956 was 62, and 76 in 2004.

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