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Oren Name Meaning

Dutch: variant of Horn. Americanized form of Norwegian Øren, a habitational name from any of about thirty farmsteads, mainly on the west coast of Norway, named Øyra, from Old Norse eyrr ‘delta’, ‘sandbank’. Americanized spelling of German Ohren. Jewish (Israeli): ornamental name from Hebrew oren ‘pine tree’. In some cases it may be a substitute for some original Ashkenazic name of similar sound or meaning, e.g. Tannenbaum or Sosna.

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


Similar surnames: Osen, Uren, Oyen, Oen, Toren, Ren, Koren, Orten, Horen, Oden

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Oren Family Origin

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Oren Family Occupations

What did your Oren ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Oren occupation in the USA was Farmer. 56% of Oren's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Oren family was Keeping House. Farmer, Farming and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Oren.

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  • Farmer

    56%
  • Farming

    10%
  • Carpenter

    6%
  • Keeping House

    4%

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

Oren Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Oren Life Expectancy

What is the average Oren lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Oren life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Oren in 1954 was 46, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Oren

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Oren 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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