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Orzech Name Meaning

Polish and Jewish (from Poland): from orzech ‘nut’, a nickname for someone thought to resemble a nut, or a metonymic occupational name for someone who gathered and sold nuts. As a Jewish name it is mainly ornamental.

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


Similar surnames: Orzel, Krech, Drach, Rech, Horch, Rauch, Reeck, Reck, Orlich, Orbach

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Orzech Family Origin

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Orzech Family Occupations

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

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Orzech Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Orzech Life Expectancy

What is the average Orzech lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Orzech life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1978. The average life expectancy for Orzech in 1959 was 28, and 83 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Orzech 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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