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Ordway Name Meaning

English: from a late Old English personal name, Ordwig, composed of the elements ord ‘point (especially of a spear or sword)’ + wig ‘war’.

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

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Ordway Family Origin

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Ordway Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    36%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Carpenter

    4%
  • Laborer

    2%

In 1880, the most common Ordway occupation in the USA was Farmer. 36% of Ordway's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Ordway family was Laborer. Farmer, Keeping House and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ordway.

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Ordway Life Expectancy

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