Orman Family History

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Orman Name Meaning

Irish: variant of Ormond. Dutch: from a derivative of Horn suffixed by man ‘man’, or the topographic or habitational name van Hoorn, denoting someone who lived by a pointed or curved geographical feature (Dutch hoorn). Hungarian (Ormán): from Ormán, an old secular personal name. Jewish (Ashkenazic): of uncertain origin; perhaps a nickname from Yiddish orem ‘poor’ + man ‘man’. Southern English: unexplained.

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

Similar surnames: Osman, Dorman, Norman, Oman, Gorman, Oxman, Arman, Forman, Urman

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Orman Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Orman name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Orman. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Norway


  • European Jewish


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Orman Family Origin

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Orman Family Occupations

What did your Orman ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Orman. The most common Orman occupation in the USA was Farmer. 41% of Orman's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Orman family was Carpenter.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Farming

  • Carpenter


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Orman Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 30,000 census records available for the last name Orman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Orman 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 5,000 immigration records available for the last name Orman. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Orman. For the veterans among your Orman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Orman Life Expectancy

What is the average Orman lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Orman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Orman in 1950 was 45, and 80 in 2004.

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