Ortmann Family History

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Ortmann Name Meaning

variant of Ort 3. nickname for someone who acted as an arbitrator or judge casting the decisive vote in the event of a tie, Middle High German ortman.

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


Similar surnames: Fortmann, Portmann, Wortmann, Ohlmann, Ortman, Gramann, Borgmann

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Ortmann Family Origin

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Ortmann Family Occupations

What did your Ortmann ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Black Smith and Boss Teamster were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ortmann. The most common Ortmann occupation in the USA was Farmer. 20% of Ortmann's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Ortmann family was Carpenter.

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  • Farmer

    20%
  • Black Smith

    5%
  • Boss Teamster

    5%
  • Carpenter

    5%

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

Ortmann Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Passenger List

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

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Ortmann Life Expectancy

What is the average Ortmann lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Ortmann life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Ortmann in 1956 was 52, and 85 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ortmann

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ortmann 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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