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Origins of the Lorne surname

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About the Lornes

We have a total number of 1251 records for people with the last name Lorne.

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Where do most Lornes live?

In 1921, most Lornes lived in London.

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Interesting facts about Lornes

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We have 880 records for the Lorne surname. The oldest one dates back to 1829.

Who were Lornes most likely to marry?




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What are the most common Lorne first names?

  • John
  • William
  • Mary
  • Elizabeth

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Common jobs for Lornes

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

Common Female occupations for Lornes in 1921


Cook Domestic






Domestic Servant


Common Male occupations for Lornes in 1921
Farm Labourer


Bricklayers Labourer




Farm Laberour




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