Orlando Family History

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Orlando Name Meaning

Italian: from the personal name Orlando, earlier Rolando (see Rowland).

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


Similar surnames: Orland, Lando, Orlandi, Rolando, Giorlando, Morando, Rando, Armando

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Orlando Family Origin

Where is the Orlando family from?

Orlando Family Occupations

What did your Orlando ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Orlando occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Orlando's were Farmers. Farmer, Fruit Vendor and Musician were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Orlando. A less common occupation for the Orlando family was Retired Ship Master.

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Fruit Vendor

    17%
  • Musician

    17%
  • Retired Ship Master

    17%

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

Orlando Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Orlando Life Expectancy

What is the average Orlando lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Orlando life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Orlando in 1943 was 44, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Orlando

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Orlando 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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