Orrick Family History

14-Day Free Trial


Orrick Name Meaning

English (Newcastle area): from a Middle English survival of the Old English personal name Ordric, composed of the elements ord ‘point’ (of a sword, spear) + ric ‘power’. Scottish: variant spelling of Orrock.

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

Similar surnames: Norrick, Herrick, Garrick, Orrock, Worrick, Elrick, Orrico, Urick

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Orrick Family Origin

Where is the Orrick family from?

Orrick Family Occupations

What did your Orrick ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Orrick occupation in the UK was Iron Stone Miner. 9% of Orrick's were Iron Stone Miners. A less common occupation for the Orrick family was Bottle Mould Maker At Works (Glass). Iron Stone Miner, Boiler Maker and Boiler Smith Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Orrick.

View Census data for Orrick | Data not to scale

  • Iron Stone Miner

  • Boiler Maker

  • Boiler Smith Maker

  • Bottle Mould Maker At Works (Glass)


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

Orrick Historical Records

What Orrick family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Orrick. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Orrick census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Orrick

Passenger List

There are 797 immigration records available for the last name Orrick. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

View all Orrick immigration records

Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Orrick. For the veterans among your Orrick ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

View all Orrick military records

You've only scratched the surface of Orrick family history.

Orrick Life Expectancy

What is the average Orrick lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Orrick life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1964, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Orrick in 1953 was 43, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Orrick

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Orrick 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.

Famous Orrick Family Ancestors

Discover the unique achievements of ancestors in your family tree

Famous ancestors img
Look up another name