Ormond Family History

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Ormond Name Meaning

Irish (common in Cork and Waterford): Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Ruaidh ‘descendant of Ruadh’, a byname meaning ‘red’, altered by folk etymology to resemble a regional name from the ancient region of East Munster known as Ormond (Gaelic Ur Mhumhain). Ó Ruaidh is also Anglicized as Roe.

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

Similar surnames: Osmond, Ormand, Ormonde, Orton, Orman, Almond, Edmond, Gordon, Esmond

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Ormond Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Ormond name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Ormond. 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


  • Italy


  • European Jewish


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Ormond Family Origin

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Ormond Family Occupations

What did your Ormond ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ormond. A less common occupation for the Ormond family was Farming. The most common Ormond occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Ormond's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Farming


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Ormond Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 22,000 census records available for the last name Ormond. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ormond 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Ormond. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Ormond. For the veterans among your Ormond ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ormond Life Expectancy

What is the average Ormond lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Ormond life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Ormond in 1951 was 46, and 77 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ormond 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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