Ortez Family History

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Ortez Name Meaning

Spanish: variant of Ortiz or of Catalan Ortes, plural form of Orta.

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

Similar surnames: Cortez, Ortego, Arter, Oren, Kortz, Ortiz, Ortel, Portes, Ordaz

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Ortez Family Origin

Where is the Ortez family from?

Ortez Family Occupations

What did your Ortez ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Ortez occupation in the USA was Laborer. 36% of Ortez's were Laborers. Laborer, Farmer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ortez. A less common occupation for the Ortez family was Keeping House.

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  • Laborer

  • Farmer

  • Farm Laborer

  • Keeping House


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

Ortez Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 28,000 census records available for the last name Ortez. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ortez 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Ortez. 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 Card

There are 888 military records available for the last name Ortez. For the veterans among your Ortez ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ortez Life Expectancy

What is the average Ortez lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Ortez life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1981. The average life expectancy for Ortez in 1961 was 31, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ortez

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ortez 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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