Ortman Family History

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Ortman Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental from German Ort ‘place’ + Mann ‘man’. Respelling of German Ortmann.

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


Similar surnames: Wortman, Ostman, Gutman, Orman, Artman, Hartman, Nordman, Portman

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Ortman Family Origin

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Ortman Family Occupations

What did your Ortman ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Ortman occupation in the USA was Farmer. 36% of Ortman's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ortman. A less common occupation for the Ortman family was Carpenter.

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  • Farmer

    36%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Laborer

    4%
  • Carpenter

    3%

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Ortman Historical Records

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Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Ortman ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

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Ortman Life Expectancy

What is the average Ortman lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, Ortman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1981. The average life expectancy for Ortman in 1948 was 43, and 74 in 2004.

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