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Ortegon Name Meaning

Spanish (Cádiz; Ortegón): from an augmentative of Ortega .

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


Similar surnames: Ortego, Ortega, Obregon, Aragon, Morejon, Ortuno, Otero, Moreton

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Where is the Ortegon family from?

You can see how Ortegon families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Ortegon family name was found in the USA between 1880 and 1920. The most Ortegon families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there was 1 Ortegon family living in Texas. This was 100% of all the recorded Ortegon's in USA. Texas had the highest population of Ortegon families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Ortegon surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Ortegon ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and None were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Ortegon. 50% of Ortegon men worked as a Laborer and 60% of Ortegon women worked as a None. Some less common occupations for Americans named Ortegon were Upholsterer and Seamstress. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    50%
  • Truck Driver
    11%
  • Janitor
    11%
  • Upholsterer
    8%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • None
    60%
  • Seamstress
    40%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Ortegon. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ortegon census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Ortegon. 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.

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Draft Cards

There are 243 military records available for the last name Ortegon. For the veterans among your Ortegon ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Ortegon lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Ortegon life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1975, and highest in 1979. The average life expectancy for Ortegon in 1956 was 55, and 63 in 2004.

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