Orms Family History

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Orms Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Ormes.

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

Similar surnames: Arms, Cords, Ormes, Oros, Boros, Orme, Moris, Holms, Morss, Worm

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Orms Family Origin

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Orms Family Occupations

What did your Orms ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Orms occupation in the USA was Farmer. 26% of Orms's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Orms. A less common occupation for the Orms family was Oil Well Driller.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Oil Well Driller


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Orms ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Orms Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Orms Life Expectancy

What is the average Orms lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Orms life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1992, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Orms in 1964 was 59, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Orms

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Orms 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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