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Orloff Family History

Orloff Name Meaning
Russian (Orlov) and Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): patronymic from the nickname Oryol ‘eagle’, or a Jewish ornamental name taken from the vocabulary word.Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): patronymic from the Yiddish personal name Orl, taken as a pet form of Aaron.Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): habitational name from any of several villages called Orlovo, in Ukraine and Belarus.

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

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5,802 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
1,013 Military Records
1,751 Immigration Records
4,847 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Orloff Families

  • Number of Orloff families
     16 - 30
     6 - 15
     1 - 5
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Orloff families
     5 - 8
     2 - 4
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Orloff last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Orloff Family Origin

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Orloff Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Orloff

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Orloff Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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Orloff Civil War Service Records

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