Ortmeier Family History

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Ortmeier Name Meaning

German: distinguishing name for a tenant farmer (see Meyer) who worked an outlying farm (see Ort 3).

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


Similar surnames: Nordmeyer, Brunmeier, Ostermeier, Bergmeier, Vietmeier, Brammeier

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Ortmeier Family Origin

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Ortmeier Family Occupations

What did your Ortmeier ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Assembler were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Ortmeier. 48% of Ortmeier men worked as a Farmer and 15% of Ortmeier women worked as an Assembler. Some less common occupations for Americans named Ortmeier were Laborer and Trained Nurse

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    48%
  • Farm Laborer
    12%
  • Farming
    9%
  • Laborer
    9%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Assembler
    15%
  • Farm Laborer
    15%
  • Housewife
    15%
  • Trained Nurse
    15%

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

Ortmeier Historical Records

What Ortmeier family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 587 census records available for the last name Ortmeier. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ortmeier 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 98 immigration records available for the last name Ortmeier. 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 410 military records available for the last name Ortmeier. For the veterans among your Ortmeier ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ortmeier Life Expectancy

What is the average Ortmeier lifespan?

Between 1965 and 2004, in the United States, Ortmeier life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1997, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Ortmeier in 1965 was 81, and 63 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ortmeier

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