Ortmeier Family History

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Ortmeier Name Meaning

German: distinguishing name for a tenant farmer (see Meyer) who worked an outlying farm (see Ort 3).

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


Similar surnames: Nordmeyer, Brunmeier, Ostermeier, Bergmeier, Vietmeier, Brammeier

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Ortmeier Family Origin

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Ortmeier Family Occupations

What did your Ortmeier ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Ortmeier occupation in the USA was Keeping House. 100% of Ortmeier's were Keeping Houses.

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  • Keeping House

    100%

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Ortmeier Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Ortmeier. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ortmeier 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 Ortmeier. 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 Ortmeier. For the veterans among your Ortmeier ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ortmeier Life Expectancy

What is the average Ortmeier lifespan?

Between 1965 and 2004, in the United States, Ortmeier life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1997, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Ortmeier in 1965 was 81, and 63 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ortmeier

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ortmeier 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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