Orem Name Meaning

Scottish (Angus): of uncertain origin; Black suggests it may be a habitational name from a place in England called Oram or Orem, or possibly a variant of Orme. Probably also an altered spelling of German Ohrem, a habitational name from a place near Wolfenbüttel called O(h)rum.

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

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Orem Family Origin

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Orem Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    36%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Blacksmith

    5%
  • Laborer

    5%

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

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Orem Life Expectancy

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Between 1953 and 2004, Orem life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Orem in 1953 was 55, and 76 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Orem

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