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Ortiz Family History

Ortiz Name Meaning
Spanish: patronymic from the Basque personal name Orti (Latin Fortunius).

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

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1,419,095 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
29,066 Military Records
65,041 Immigration Records
367,073 Census and Voter Lists
212,351 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Ortiz Families

  • Number of Ortiz families
     1,131 - 2,260
     378 - 1,130
     1 - 377
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Ortiz families
     3 - 2
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Ortiz last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Ortiz census records

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Ortiz Family Origin

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Ortiz Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Ortiz families immigrated to the United States. You can focus your search to immigration records dating from that era.

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Average Life Expectancy for Ortiz

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family.

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Ortiz Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Ortiz census records

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Ortiz Civil War Service Records

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