Orwick Family History

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Orwick Name Meaning

Americanized form of Norwegian Orvik.

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

Similar surnames: Orwig, Orlick, Rorick, Joswick, Lodwick, Herwick, Lorick, Kerwick

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Orwick Family Origin

Where is the Orwick family from?

Orwick Family Occupations

What did your Orwick ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Butcher and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Orwick. The most common Orwick occupation in the USA was Farmer. 53% of Orwick's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Orwick family was Farming.

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  • Farmer

  • Butcher

  • Farm Laborer

  • Farming


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

Orwick Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Orwick. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Orwick 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 105 immigration records available for the last name Orwick. 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 353 military records available for the last name Orwick. For the veterans among your Orwick ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Orwick Life Expectancy

What is the average Orwick lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Orwick life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 1973. The average life expectancy for Orwick in 1953 was 47, and 89 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Orwick

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Orwick 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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