Lory Family History

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Lory Name Meaning

Northern English, Scottish, and Irish: from a pet form of Lawrence. Compare Lowry. South German and Swiss (also Löry): from a pet form of the personal name Lorenz. French: habitational name from either of two villages called Lory, in Loir-et-Cher and Lot, or from Lorry in Moselle.

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

Similar surnames: Loy, Flory, Lary, Gory, Lorey, Mory, Lowry, Lore, Lora, Ory

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Lory Family Origin

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Lory Family Occupations

What did your Lory ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Lory. 20% of Lory men worked as a General Labourer and 68% of Lory women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Lory were Farm Labourer and Letting

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
  • China Clay Labourer Heavy Worker
  • Dry Cleaner (spotter)
  • Farm Labourer

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Private Means
  • Domestic Duties
  • Letting

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

Lory Historical Records

What Lory family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 11,000 census records available for the last name Lory. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lory 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 Lory. 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 Lory. For the veterans among your Lory ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Lory Life Expectancy

What is the average Lory lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Lory life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1973, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Lory in 1962 was 68, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lory

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Lory 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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