Ortego Family History

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Ortego Name Meaning

Spanish: possibly a nickname from a variant of Ortega 2; from the masculine form, i.e. ‘black cock’.

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


Similar surnames: Ortega, Ortegon, Ortez, Borrego, Otero, Arvelo, Sego, Loredo, Reo

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Ortego Family Origin

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Ortego Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    46%
  • Laborer

    19%
  • At Home

    4%
  • Carpenter

    4%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Ortego family was Carpenter. Farmer, Laborer and At Home were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ortego. The most common Ortego occupation in the USA was Farmer. 46% of Ortego's were Farmers.

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Ortego Historical Records

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Ortego Life Expectancy

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