Lorey Family History

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Lorey Name Meaning

Variant of English Lory. German: pet form of the Germanic personal name Chloderich, formed with (h)lut ‘clear’ + rih ‘powerful’, ‘rich’ (see Lorig).

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

Similar surnames: Lory, Morey, Corey, Florey, Lore, Lorek, Lowrey, Loren, Robey, Boley

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Lorey Family Origin

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Lorey Family Occupations

What did your Lorey ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Lorey occupation in the UK was Genl Laborer. 25% of Lorey's were Genl Laborers. Genl Laborer, House Painter and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lorey. A less common occupation for the Lorey family was Retired Coffee House Keeper.

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  • Genl Laborer

  • House Painter

  • Laborer

  • Retired Coffee House Keeper


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

Lorey Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Lorey. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lorey 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Lorey. 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 Lorey. For the veterans among your Lorey ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Lorey Life Expectancy

What is the average Lorey lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Lorey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1979. The average life expectancy for Lorey in 1955 was 33, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lorey

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Lorey 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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