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Ortolano Name Meaning

Italian: occupational name for a cultivator or seller of vegetables, ortolano, from a derivative of orto ‘vegetable garden’ (from Latin hortus ‘garden’). Italian: from a term denoting a kind of bunting (a small bird, Emberiza hortulana, prized as a delicacy by Mediterranean gourmets); the surname may alternatively be a nickname from this sense. Spanish: occupational name from a variant spelling of Old Spanish hortolano ‘cultivator or seller of vegetables’.

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

Similar surnames: Cartolano, Romano, Solano, Ortolani, Catalano, Wortman, Ercolano

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Ortolano Family Occupations

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Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Ortolano life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1972. The average life expectancy for Ortolano in 1961 was 54, and 74 in 2004.

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