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Orrill Family History

Orrill Name Meaning

Variant spelling of Orrell.

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


Similar surnames: Morrill, Orell, Morrall, Harrill, Burrill, Orrick, Krill, Correll

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Where is the Orrill family from?

You can see how Orrill families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Orrill family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Orrill families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1840 there were 4 Orrill families living in Indiana. This was about 36% of all the recorded Orrill's in USA. Indiana and 1 other state had the highest population of Orrill families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Orrill surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Orrill ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Orrill. 39% of Orrill men worked as a Laborer and 100% of Orrill women worked as a Housewife. .

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

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    39%
  • Truck Driver
    16%
  • Salesman
    16%
  • Painter
    16%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
    100%
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Orrill. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Orrill census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 178 immigration records available for the last name Orrill. 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 Cards

There are 528 military records available for the last name Orrill. For the veterans among your Orrill ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Orrill lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2003, in the United States, Orrill life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Orrill in 1955 was 50, and 66 in 2003.

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