Origer Family History

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Origer Name Meaning

Probably a variant of French Origier, an occupational name for someone who fashioned braids and embroideries for offertory bags, from southern origer, a variant of Old French orier.

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


Similar surnames: Oliger, Lorimer, Rimer, Brimer, Kriger, Riger, Zaiger, Krager, Trager

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Origer Family Origin

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Origer Family Occupations

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In 1880, the most common Origer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 100% of Origer's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    100%

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Origer Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Origer Life Expectancy

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Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Origer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Origer in 1955 was 40, and 95 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Origer 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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