Oran Family History

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Oran Name Meaning

French: from the personal name Orran, an assimilated form of a Germanic personal name composed of the elements aud ‘wealth’ + hramn ‘raven’.

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


Similar surnames: Horan, Organ, Toran, Moran, Foran, Orban, Bran, Oren, Orman, Boran

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Oran Family Origin

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Oran Family Occupations

What did your Oran ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Oran family was Carriage Builder. Farmer, Keeping House and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Oran. The most common Oran occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Oran's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Carpenter

    4%
  • Carriage Builder

    4%

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

Oran Historical Records

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Census Record

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

Passenger List

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

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Oran Life Expectancy

What is the average Oran lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Oran life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1972. The average life expectancy for Oran in 1954 was 48, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Oran

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Oran 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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