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Orne Name Meaning

Swedish (Örne): variant of Orn. French: topographic name from the river or department of this name.

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


Similar surnames: Borne, Orme, Corne, Arne, Ore, Horne, Porte, Orn, Horner, Brue

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Where is the Orne family from?

You can see how Orne families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Orne family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Orne families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 14 Orne families living in Ontario. This was 100% of all the recorded Orne's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Orne families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Orne surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Orne ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Laborer was the top reported job for people in the CA named Orne. .

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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.

Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Laborer
    100%
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Census Records

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Orne. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Orne 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 944 immigration records available for the last name Orne. 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 Orne. For the veterans among your Orne ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Orne lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Orne life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1975. The average life expectancy for Orne in 1953 was 52, and 77 in 2004.

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