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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 Record

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

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Orloff Life Expectancy

What is the average Orloff lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Orloff

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Orloff 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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