Orell Name Meaning

Catalan and Swiss German: from a personal name derived from the Latin name Aurelius. Swedish: variant of Orrell.

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


Similar surnames: Torell, Orrell, Morell, Rosell, Krell, Korell, Norell, Orel, Corell

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Orell Family Origin

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Orell Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    56%
  • Carpenter

    11%
  • Carpet Weaver

    6%
  • Farm Laborer

    6%

In 1880, Farmer, Carpenter and Carpet Weaver were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Orell. A less common occupation for the Orell family was Farm Laborer. The most common Orell occupation in the USA was Farmer. 56% of Orell's were Farmers.

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Orell Historical Records

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Orell Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1962 and 2003, Orell life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1978, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Orell in 1962 was 82, and 91 in 2003.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Orell

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