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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


Similar surnames: Ore, Orum, Oren, Orey, Grum, Cram, Arel, Rew, Rom, Orel

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Orem Family Origin

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Orem Family Occupations

What did your Orem ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer

    36%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Blacksmith

    5%
  • Laborer

    5%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Orem ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Orem Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Orem. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Orem 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Orem. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Orem. For the veterans among your Orem ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Orem Life Expectancy

What is the average Orem lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Orem 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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