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Orrison Name Meaning

Apparently an English patronymic from Orris; however, the surname does not occur in current British records.

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


Similar surnames: Arrison, Jordison, Morison, Orris, Garrison, Morrison, Harrison

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Orrison Family Origin

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Orrison Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    53%
  • Farm Laborer

    6%
  • Merchant

    6%
  • Retail Grocer

    6%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Orrison family was Retail Grocer. The most common Orrison occupation in the USA was Farmer. 53% of Orrison's were Farmers. Farmer, Farm Laborer and Merchant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Orrison.

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Orrison Life Expectancy

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