Ordiway Family History

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Ordiway Name Meaning

English: variant of Ordway.

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


Similar surnames: Ordway, Ridgway, Cordial, Hardway, Hadaway, Holdway, Tredway

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Ordiway Family Origin

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Ordiway Family Occupations

What did your Ordiway ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer and Farm Laborer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Ordiway. The most common Ordiway occupation in the USA was Farmer. 75% of Ordiway's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Ordiway family was Labourer.

View Census data for Ordiway | Data not to scale

  • Farmer

    75%
  • Farm Laborer

    13%
  • Labourer

    13%

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

Ordiway Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Passenger List

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

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Ordiway Life Expectancy

What is the average Ordiway lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Ordiway life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1966, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Ordiway in 1963 was 74, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ordiway

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ordiway 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.

Famous Ordiway Family

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Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
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Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
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Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
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Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
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