Lorge Family History

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Lorge Name Meaning

French: from l’orge ‘the barley’, a metonymic occupational name for a grower or seller of barley, or a habitational name for someone living at a house distinguished by a sign depicting barley.

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

Similar surnames: Lore, Loge, Forge, Lodge, Longe, Laforge, Borg, Lage, Jorge, Loye

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Lorge Family Origin

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Lorge Family Occupations

What did your Lorge ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer Heavy and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Lorge. 11% of Lorge men worked as a General Labourer Heavy and 30% of Lorge women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Lorge were Commission Agents and Elementary School Teacher

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer Heavy
  • Briler Tubes grate Repa (heavy Worker)
  • Colledor Salerman
  • Commission Agents

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Domestic Servant
  • Housewife
  • Elementary School Teacher

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

Lorge Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Lorge. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lorge 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 553 immigration records available for the last name Lorge. 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 612 military records available for the last name Lorge. For the veterans among your Lorge ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Lorge Life Expectancy

What is the average Lorge lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Lorge life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1975. The average life expectancy for Lorge in 1958 was 51, and 85 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lorge

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Lorge 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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