Oertle Family History

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Oertle Name Meaning

Respelling of German and Swiss German Örtel, a variant (unrounded) form of Ertel.

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


Similar surnames: Oertli, Hertle, Ertle, Hartle, Ergle, Ertl, Oertel, Nettle, Merle

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Oertle Family Origin

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Oertle Family Occupations

What did your Oertle ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Oertle occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Oertle's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Oertle family was Jewelry Maker. Farmer, Butcher and Gas Fixtures were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Oertle.

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Butcher

    13%
  • Gas Fixtures

    13%
  • Jewelry Maker

    13%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Oertle ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Oertle Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Oertle. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Oertle census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Oertle

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Oertle. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Oertle. For the veterans among your Oertle ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Oertle Life Expectancy

What is the average Oertle lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Oertle life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Oertle in 1945 was 39, and 91 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Oertle

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Oertle ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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