Orth Name Meaning

North German: variant spelling of Ort 3. German and French: from a short form of a compound personal name formed with ort ‘point (of a weapon)’, as the first element (for example, Ortlieb).

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


Similar surnames: Ort, North, Ott, Borth, Ohrt, Korth, Ortt, Forth, Artz, Horth

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Orth Family Origin

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Orth Family Occupations

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  • Chairwoman

    50%
  • House Properitor (Proprietor)

    50%

In 1881, the most common Orth occupation in the UK was Chairwoman. 50% of Orth's were Chairwomans. Chairwoman and House Properitor (Proprietor) were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Orth.

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Orth Historical Records

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Orth Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1947 and 2004, Orth life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Orth in 1947 was 57, and 76 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Orth

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