Orth Name Meaning

North German: variant spelling of Ort 3. German and French: from a short form of a compound personal name formed with ort ‘point (of a weapon)’, as the first element (for example, Ortlieb).

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

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Orth Family Origin

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Orth Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    24%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Laborer

    5%
  • Carpenter

    3%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Orth family was Carpenter. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Orth. The most common Orth occupation in the USA was Farmer. 24% of Orth's were Farmers.

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Orth Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1947 and 2004, Orth life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Orth in 1947 was 57, and 76 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Orth

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