Loris Family History

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Loris Name Meaning

German (Löris): from the personal name Lorenz. Greek: possibly a nickname or metonymic occupational name for a seller of goat’s cheese, from Turkish lor ‘goat’s cheese’.

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

Similar surnames: Boris, Lois, Doris, Lorts, Moris, Oris, Louis, Duris, Laris, Lorio

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Loris Family Origin

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Loris Family Occupations

What did your Loris ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Loris occupation in the UK was Ry Shunter. 100% of Loris's were Ry Shunters.

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  • Ry Shunter


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Loris Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Loris. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Loris 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 740 immigration records available for the last name Loris. 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 485 military records available for the last name Loris. For the veterans among your Loris ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Loris Life Expectancy

What is the average Loris lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Loris life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Loris in 1953 was 41, and 77 in 2004.

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