Ore Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of the places called Oare in Berkshire, Kent, and Wiltshire, or Ore in East Sussex, all named with Old English ora ‘shore’, ‘hill-slope’, ‘flat-topped ridge’. It may also be a topographic name from the same element, though Reaney and Wilson consider that in general this would have had an initial N-. Compare Noah 2. Scottish: possibly from the Sussex place name.

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


Similar surnames: Orr, Ord, Dore, Gore, Orem, Oren, Ure, Nore, Ort, Re

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Ore Family Origin

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Ore Family Occupations

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  • Carpenter

    10%
  • Blacksmith

    6%
  • Labourer

    6%
  • Stone Mason

    6%

In 1881, Carpenter, Blacksmith and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ore. A less common occupation for the Ore family was Stone Mason. The most common Ore occupation in the UK was Carpenter. 10% of Ore's were Carpenters.

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Between 1955 and 2004, Ore life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Ore in 1955 was 54, and 77 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ore

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