Orell Family History

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Orell Name Meaning

Catalan and Swiss German: from a personal name derived from the Latin name Aurelius. Swedish: variant of Orrell.

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


Similar surnames: Torell, Orrell, Morell, Rosell, Krell, Korell, Norell, Orel, Corell

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Orell Family Origin

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Orell Family Occupations

What did your Orell ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Orell occupation in Canada was Weaver. 100% of Orell's were Weavers.

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  • Weaver

    100%

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Orell Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Orell. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Orell 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Orell. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Orell. For the veterans among your Orell ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Orell Life Expectancy

What is the average Orell lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2003, in the United States, Orell life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1978, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Orell in 1962 was 82, and 91 in 2003.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Orell 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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Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
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