Orebaugh Family History

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Orebaugh Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Orbach or Auerbach.

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

Similar surnames: Erbaugh, Firebaugh, Ebaugh, Himebaugh, Grubaugh, Turnbaugh, Stobaugh

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Orebaugh Family Origin

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Orebaugh Family Occupations

What did your Orebaugh ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Orebaugh occupation in the USA was Farmer. 48% of Orebaugh's were Farmers. Farmer, Farming and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Orebaugh. A less common occupation for the Orebaugh 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 Orebaugh ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Orebaugh Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Orebaugh. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Orebaugh 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 79 immigration records available for the last name Orebaugh. 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 424 military records available for the last name Orebaugh. For the veterans among your Orebaugh ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Orebaugh Life Expectancy

What is the average Orebaugh lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Orebaugh life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1994, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Orebaugh in 1951 was 55, and 66 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Orebaugh

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Orebaugh 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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