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Orloff Name Meaning

Russian (Orlov) and Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): patronymic from the nickname Oryol ‘eagle’, or a Jewish ornamental name taken from the vocabulary word. Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): patronymic from the Yiddish personal name Orl, taken as a pet form of Aaron. Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): habitational name from any of several villages called Orlovo, in Ukraine and Belarus.

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


Similar surnames: Kozloff, Boroff, Beloff, Medoff, Koff, Egloff, Ortloff, Dolloff

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Orloff Family Origin

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Orloff Family Occupations

What did your Orloff ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Blacksmith and Farmer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Orloff. A less common occupation for the Orloff family was Miner. The most common Orloff occupation in the USA was Blacksmith. 33% of Orloff's were Blacksmiths.

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  • Blacksmith

    33%
  • Farmer

    33%
  • Miner

    33%

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Orloff Historical Records

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Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Orloff ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

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Orloff Life Expectancy

What is the average Orloff lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, Orloff life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Orloff in 1950 was 53, and 79 in 2004.

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