Orris Name Meaning

English (Suffolk): from a vernacular form of the Latin name Horatius, which, according to Reaney and Wilson, was apparently taken to England during the Renaissance in the Italian form Horatio.

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

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Orris Family Origin

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Orris Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    29%
  • Laborer

    17%
  • Miner

    7%
  • Farming

    5%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Miner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Orris. A less common occupation for the Orris family was Farming. The most common Orris occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Orris's were Farmers.

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Orris Life Expectancy

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Between 1945 and 2004, Orris life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Orris in 1945 was 27, and 83 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Orris

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