Ortt Family History

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Ortt Name Meaning

German: variant spelling of Ort.

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


Similar surnames: Orth, Ort, Orff, Orem, Cott, Cort, Ory, Hort, Dutt, Ott

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Ortt Family Origin

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Ortt Family Occupations

What did your Ortt ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Ortt family was Bartender. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ortt. The most common Ortt occupation in the USA was Farmer. 22% of Ortt's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    22%
  • Keeping House

    13%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Bartender

    4%

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

Ortt Historical Records

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Census Record

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

Search 1940's US census records for Ortt

Passenger List

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

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Ortt Life Expectancy

What is the average Ortt lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Ortt life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1968, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Ortt in 1962 was 69, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ortt

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ortt 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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