Orem Name Meaning

Scottish (Angus): of uncertain origin; Black suggests it may be a habitational name from a place in England called Oram or Orem, or possibly a variant of Orme. Probably also an altered spelling of German Ohrem, a habitational name from a place near Wolfenbüttel called O(h)rum.

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


Similar surnames: Ore, Orum, Oren, Orey, Grum, Cram, Arel, Rew, Rom, Orel

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Orem Family Origin

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Orem Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Labourer

    50%

In 1881, the most common Orem occupation in Canada was Farmer. 50% of Orem's were Farmers. Farmer and Labourer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Orem.

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Orem Life Expectancy

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Between 1953 and 2004, Orem life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Orem in 1953 was 55, and 76 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Orem

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