Ortloff Family History

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Ortloff Name Meaning

Southern German: from the personal name Ortolf, composed of the Germanic elements ord ‘point (of a weapon)’ + wulf ‘wolf’.

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


Similar surnames: Egloff, Harloff, Dethloff, Orloff, Radloff, Gerloff, Olthoff, Osthoff

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Ortloff Family Origin

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Ortloff Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    25%
  • Butcher

    13%
  • Carpenter

    13%
  • Gardner

    13%

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In 1880, the most common Ortloff occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Ortloff's were Farmers. Farmer, Butcher and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ortloff. A less common occupation for the Ortloff family was Gardner.

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Ortloff Historical Records

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Ortloff Life Expectancy

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