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Ormerod Name Meaning

English (Lancashire): habitational name from a place in Lancashire, called Ormerod, from the Old Norse personal name Ormr (see Orme 1) or Ormarr (a compound of orm ‘serpent’ + herr ‘army’) + Old English rod ‘clearing’.

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


Similar surnames: Orme, Dormer, Osmer, Armwood, Herod, Wormwood, Otero, Armer, Norrod

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Ormerod Family Origin

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Ormerod Family Occupations

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  • Blacksmith

    13%
  • Boat Builder

    13%
  • Carpenter

    13%
  • Clerk In Woolen Mill

    13%

In 1880, Blacksmith, Boat Builder and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ormerod. A less common occupation for the Ormerod family was Clerk In Woolen Mill. The most common Ormerod occupation in the USA was Blacksmith. 13% of Ormerod's were Blacksmiths.

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Ormerod Historical Records

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Ormerod Life Expectancy

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