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Ori Family History

Ori Name Meaning

Southern Italian: from Oro, which Caracausi associates with medieval Greek Oros, or otherwise derives from a short form of the personal name Orobello or from oro ‘gold’ (from Latin aurum). Hungarian (Ori): habitational name for someone from any of several places in Hungary called Or.

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


Similar surnames: Orsi, Mori, Ort, Ory, Nori, Gori, Ore, Ord, Orio, Suri

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Where is the Ori family from?

You can see how Ori families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Ori family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Ori families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1840 there were 2 Ori families living in Louisiana. This was 100% of all the recorded Ori's in the USA. Louisiana had the highest population of Ori families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Ori surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Ori ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Operator were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Ori. 40% of Ori men worked as a Laborer.

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    40%
  • Salesman
    11%
  • Butcher
    8%
  • Retired
    8%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Operator
    100%
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Ori. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ori census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Ori. 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 Cards

There are 6,000 military records available for the last name Ori. For the veterans among your Ori ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Ori lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Ori life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Ori in 1958 was 38, and 86 in 2004.

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