Orgill Family History

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Orgill Name Meaning

English: nickname from Old French orgueil ‘pride’. Compare Pride.

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


Similar surnames: Brill, Grill, Oriol, Gorrell, Cordell, Orrell, Hugill, Gill, Cowgill

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Orgill Family Origin

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Orgill Family Occupations

What did your Orgill ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Orgill family was Farmer. Puddler, Rr Hand and Dress Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Orgill. The most common Orgill occupation in the USA was Puddler. 18% of Orgill's were Puddlers.

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  • Puddler

    18%
  • Rr Hand

    18%
  • Dress Maker

    9%
  • Farmer

    9%

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

Orgill Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Orgill Life Expectancy

What is the average Orgill lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Orgill life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1940, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Orgill in 1940 was 51, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Orgill

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Orgill 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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