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Orleans Name Meaning

French (Orléans): habitational name from the city so named in Loiret.

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


Similar surnames: Orban, Norland, Organ, Erland, Morland, Borland, Orians, Odland, Olea

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Orleans Family Origin

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Orleans Family Occupations

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  • Architect

    17%
  • Bartender

    17%
  • Foreman Quarry

    17%
  • Keeping House

    17%

In 1880, Architect, Bartender and Foreman Quarry were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Orleans. The most common Orleans occupation in the USA was Architect. 17% of Orleans's were Architects. A less common occupation for the Orleans family was Keeping House.

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Orleans Historical Records

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Orleans Life Expectancy

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Famous Orleans Family

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Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)

James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
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