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Orsi Name Meaning

Italian: patronymic or plural form of Orso. It may also be an Italianized form of Slovenian Uršic, metronymic from the female personal name Urša, short form of Uršula (Latin Ursula), or a patronymic from the male personal name Urh, Slovenian vernacular form of Ulrik, German Udalrich. Hungarian (Örsi): habitational name for someone from any of several places called Örs in Hungary.

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


Similar surnames: Ori, Orso, Oss, Corsi, Forni, Ost, Ose, Risi, Orio, Ossi

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Where is the Orsi family from?

You can see how Orsi families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Orsi family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Scotland between 1880 and 1920. The most Orsi families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 4 Orsi families living in California. This was about 67% of all the recorded Orsi's in the USA. California had the highest population of Orsi families in 1880.
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What did your Orsi ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Operator were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Orsi. 24% of Orsi men worked as a Laborer and 28% of Orsi women worked as an Operator. Some less common occupations for Americans named Orsi were Bartender and House Work.

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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
    24%
  • Farmer
    10%
  • Truck Driver
    9%
  • Bartender
    7%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Operator
    28%
  • Waitress
    23%
  • Packer
    17%
  • House Work
    12%
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Orsi. 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 702 military records available for the last name Orsi. For the veterans among your Orsi ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Orsi lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Orsi life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Orsi in 1947 was 50, and 55 in 2004.

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