Orvis Name Meaning

English (Suffolk): unexplained.

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


Similar surnames: Orris, Lavis, Moris, Havis, Cortis, Norris, Bavis, Mervis, Alvis

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Orvis Family Origin

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Orvis Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    42%
  • School

    16%
  • Labourer

    11%
  • Servant

    11%

In 1881, the most common Orvis occupation in Canada was Farmer. 42% of Orvis's were Farmers. Farmer, School and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Orvis. A less common occupation for the Orvis family was Servant.

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Orvis Life Expectancy

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Between 1945 and 2004, Orvis life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Orvis in 1945 was 66, and 69 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Orvis

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