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Orndorff Name Meaning

Variant of Orendorff a surname of German origin.

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


Similar surnames: Orndorf, Orndoff, Orendorff, Orendorf, Wendorff, Mundorff, Arnsdorff

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Where is the Orndorff family from?

You can see how Orndorff families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Orndorff family name was found in the USA between 1840 and 1920. The most Orndorff families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 12 Orndorff families living in Virginia. This was about 44% of all the recorded Orndorff's in USA. Virginia had the highest population of Orndorff families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Orndorff surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Orndorff ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Orndorff. 27% of Orndorff men worked as a Laborer and 17% of Orndorff women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Orndorff were Carpenter and Housekeeper. .

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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

  • Laborer
    27%
  • Farmer
    23%
  • Truck Driver
    5%
  • Carpenter
    3%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Teacher
    17%
  • Housekeeping
    14%
  • Maid
    9%
  • Housekeeper
    8%
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Census Records

There are 9,000 census records available for the last name Orndorff. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Orndorff census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 378 immigration records available for the last name Orndorff. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Orndorff. For the veterans among your Orndorff ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Orndorff lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Orndorff life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Orndorff in 1951 was 39, and 69 in 2004.

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