Orta Family History

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Orta Name Meaning

Portuguese, Galician, and Catalan: topographic name, from a variant of horta ‘irrigated area’ or ‘kitchen garden’.

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


Similar surnames: Horta, Dorta, Porta, Ort, Orth, Corte, Marta, Arata, North, Pita

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Orta Family Origin

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Orta Family Occupations

What did your Orta ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Atosck Raiser, Fisherman and Home were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Orta. The most common Orta occupation in the USA was Atosck Raiser. 20% of Orta's were Atosck Raisers. A less common occupation for the Orta family was Keeps House.

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  • Atosck Raiser

    20%
  • Fisherman

    20%
  • Home

    20%
  • Keeps House

    20%

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

Orta Historical Records

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Census Record

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

Search 1940's US census records for Orta

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Orta. 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 Orta. For the veterans among your Orta ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Orta Life Expectancy

What is the average Orta lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Orta life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1977. The average life expectancy for Orta in 1952 was 74, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Orta

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Orta 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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