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Oriol Name Meaning

Catalan: from the old personal name Oriol (from Latin Aureolus), or in some cases possibly a nickname from Catalan oriol ‘oriole’ (likewise from Latin aureolus ‘golden’), denoting someone thought to resemble the bird. French: nickname, possibly for a flamboyant dresser or sweet singer, from oriol, oriel ‘oriole’, a species of bird of which the male has bright yellow and black plumage.

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

Similar surnames: Orso, Prior, Priolo, Brill, Oros, Koziol, Grill, Orton, Prill, Ori

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Where is the Oriol family from?

You can see how Oriol families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Oriol family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Oriol families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1840 there was 1 Oriol family living in Pennsylvania. This was 100% of all the recorded Oriol's in the USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Oriol families in 1840.
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Census Records

There are 840 census records available for the last name Oriol. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Oriol 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 567 immigration records available for the last name Oriol. 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 281 military records available for the last name Oriol. For the veterans among your Oriol ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Oriol lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Oriol life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Oriol in 1962 was 32, and 86 in 2004.

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