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Orendorff Name Meaning

Respelling of German Ohrendorf, a habitational name, perhaps from Ohrdruf, near Gotha, or alternatively a variant of Ohrdorf, from Ohrdorf, a place on the Ohre river in Lower Saxony.

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


Similar surnames: Orendorf, Orndorff, Arensdorf, Bendorf, Ohlendorf, Ostendorf

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Orendorff Family Origin

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Orendorff Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    53%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Carpenter

    4%

In 1880, the most common Orendorff occupation in the USA was Farmer. 53% of Orendorff's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Orendorff. A less common occupation for the Orendorff family was Carpenter.

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Orendorff Historical Records

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Orendorff Life Expectancy

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