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 Family Origin

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Orman Family Occupations

What did your Orman ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Orman. 22% of Orman men worked as a Laborer and 9% of Orman women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Orman were Truck Driver and Housekeeper

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Salesman
  • Truck Driver

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
  • Clerk
  • Teacher
  • Housekeeper

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Orman Historical Records

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Census Record

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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

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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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