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Ornelas Family History

Ornelas Name Meaning
Portuguese: from a misinterpretation (as d’Ornelas) of Dornelas, a habitational name from any of several places called Dornelas, from the plural diminutive of dorna ‘vat’, ‘tub’.

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

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Name Distribution of Ornelas Families

  • Number of Ornelas families
     22 - 42
     8 - 21
     1 - 7
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
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    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
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    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Ornelas Family Origin

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Ornelas Family Occupations

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