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Orellana Name Meaning

Spanish: habitational name from either of two places in Badajoz province, probably so called from Latin villa Aureliana ‘estate of Aurelius’ (see Orell).

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


Similar surnames: Arellano, Lorenzana, Worland, Belland, Felland, Vreeland, Corella

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Orellana Family Origin

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Orellana Family Occupations

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Orellana Historical Records

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Passenger List

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Orellana Life Expectancy

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Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Orellana life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1990, and highest in 1969. The average life expectancy for Orellana in 1956 was 52, and 67 in 2004.

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