Orders Family History

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Orders Name Meaning

Altered form of German Örder, itself a variant of Ort 3.

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


Similar surnames: Kordes, Roers, Enders, Bryers, Sowders, Cordes, Bordes, Reder, Oder

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Orders Family Origin

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Orders Family Occupations

What did your Orders ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Looper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Orders. 11% of Orders men worked as a Farmer and 12% of Orders women worked as a Looper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Orders were Knitter and Boner

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    11%
  • Laborer
    10%
  • Salesman
    8%
  • Knitter
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Looper
    12%
  • Saleslady
    12%
  • Mender
    8%
  • Boner
    4%

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

Orders Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Orders. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Orders 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 180 immigration records available for the last name Orders. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 18,000 military records available for the last name Orders. For the veterans among your Orders ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Orders Life Expectancy

What is the average Orders lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Orders life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Orders in 1954 was 56, and 85 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Orders 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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