Ortega Family History

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Ortega Name Meaning

Spanish (from Galician): habitational name from Ortega in A Coruña province. Spanish: nickname from ortega ‘(female) black grouse’ (from Greek ortyx ‘quail’). Southern French (Occitan): topographic name from Occitan ortiga ‘nettle’ (Latin urtica, French ortie).

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


Similar surnames: Ortego, Portera, Organ, Portugal, Morera, Porte, Corte, Arteaga

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Ortega Family Origin

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Ortega Family Occupations

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  • Laborer

    41%
  • Farmer

    11%
  • Keeping House

    11%
  • Farm Laborer

    5%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Ortega family was Farm Laborer. Laborer, Farmer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ortega. The most common Ortega occupation in the USA was Laborer. 41% of Ortega's were Laborers.

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Ortega Historical Records

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Ortega Life Expectancy

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