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Orange Family History

Orange Name Meaning
English: of uncertain origin. A certain William de Orenge mentioned in Domesday Book probably derives his name from Orange in Mayenne. Later medieval examples probably come from a female personal , Orenge, of obscure derivation. THIS ENTRY MISSES THE POINT; NEEDS RE-RESEARCHING AND EDITING - it’s Dutch too. Mention Dutch influence in England.French: habitational name from a place in Vaucluse.

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

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Name Distribution of Orange Families

  • Number of Orange families
     37 - 71
     13 - 36
     1 - 12
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Orange families
     91 - 180
     31 - 90
     1 - 30
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Orange families
     3 - 4
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Orange Family Origin

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Orange Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Orange

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Orange Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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