Ortman Family History

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Ortman Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental from German Ort ‘place’ + Mann ‘man’. Respelling of German Ortmann.

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


Similar surnames: Wortman, Ostman, Gutman, Orman, Artman, Hartman, Nordman, Portman

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Ortman Family Origin

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Ortman Family Occupations

What did your Ortman ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Retiredloco Engine Driver and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Ortman. 50% of Ortman men worked as a Retiredloco Engine Driver and 67% of Ortman women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Ortman were Ship Repairer Dry Dock Heavy Worker and Retired Domestic Housekeeper

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Retiredloco Engine Driver
    50%
  • Ship Repairer Dry Dock Heavy Worker
    50%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    67%
  • Retired Domestic Housekeeper
    34%

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

Ortman Historical Records

What Ortman family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 12,000 census records available for the last name Ortman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ortman 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 Ortman

Passenger List

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Ortman. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Ortman. For the veterans among your Ortman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ortman Life Expectancy

What is the average Ortman lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Ortman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1981. The average life expectancy for Ortman in 1948 was 43, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ortman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ortman 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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