Oram Family History

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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

Where is the Oram family from?

Oram Family Occupations

What did your Oram ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Farming and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Oram. 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.

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  • Farmer

  • Farming

  • Keeping House

  • Carpenter


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

Oram Historical Records

What Oram family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Oram. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Oram 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 Oram

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Oram. 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 Oram. For the veterans among your Oram ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Oram Life Expectancy

What is the average Oram lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Oram

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Oram 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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