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Origins of the Lorn surname

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About the Lorns

We have a total number of 454 records for people with the last name Lorn.

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Where do most Lorns live?

In 1921, most Lorns lived in London.


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Interesting facts about Lorns

How common is your surname?

You have a rare surname! It's not in the top 1000 UK surnames!

We have 365 records for the Lorn surname. The oldest one dates back to 1837.

Who were Lorns most likely to marry?

Smiths

&

Cannells

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What are the most common Lorn first names?

  • John
  • William
  • Elizabeth
  • Mary

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Common jobs for Lorns

Men and women often performed different types of jobs, so these are displayed by gender to maintain their historical accuracy.

Common Female occupations for Lorns in 1921
Dressmaker

4

Schollar

4

Servant

4

Book Binder's Sewer

3

Bookbinders Sewer

3

Common Male occupations for Lorns in 1921
Joiner

7

Brush Maker

6

Baker

5

Loam Moulder

4

Butcher

3

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