Oram Name Meaning

English: variant of Orme.

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


Similar surnames: Orum, Ram, Boram, Coram, Orem, Crom, Norem, Ramm, Pray, Obray

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Oram Family Origin

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Oram Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    24%
  • Farming

    6%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Carpenter

    3%

In 1880, the most common Oram occupation in the USA was Farmer. 24% of Oram's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Oram family was Carpenter. Farmer, Farming and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Oram.

Source: Census data for Oram | Data not to scale

Oram Historical Records

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Oram Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1957 and 2004, Oram life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Oram in 1957 was 55, and 81 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Oram

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