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Orloff Name Meaning

Westernized form of Russian and Jewish Orlov .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Kozloff, Boroff, Beloff, Medoff, Koff, Egloff, Ortloff, Dolloff

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Where is the Orloff family from?

You can see how Orloff families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Orloff family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Orloff families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 5 Orloff families living in Manitoba. This was 100% of all the recorded Orloff's in Canada. Manitoba had the highest population of Orloff families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Orloff surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Orloff ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Bookkeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Orloff. 21% of Orloff men worked as a Salesman and 9% of Orloff women worked as a Bookkeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Orloff were Proprietor and Secretary. .

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

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Salesman
  • Laborer
  • Clerk
  • Proprietor

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Bookkeeper
  • Typist
  • Stenographer
  • Secretary
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Orloff. 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 Cards

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Orloff. For the veterans among your Orloff ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Orloff lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Orloff life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Orloff in 1950 was 53, and 79 in 2004.

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