Ortt Family History

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Ortt Name Meaning

German: variant spelling of Ort.

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


Similar surnames: Orth, Ort, Orff, Orem, Cott, Cort, Ory, Hort, Dutt, Ott

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Ortt Family Origin

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Ortt Family Occupations

What did your Ortt ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, At School and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Ortt. 13% of Ortt men worked as an At School and 39% of Ortt women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Ortt were Dock Gateman and Domestic Duties Paid

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • At School
    13%
  • Colliery Machinist Underground
    13%
  • Colliey Deputy Coal Mine
    13%
  • Dock Gateman
    13%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    39%
  • Civil Servant Clerical Off
    8%
  • Domestic Duties
    8%
  • Domestic Duties Paid
    8%

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

Ortt Historical Records

What Ortt family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Ortt. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ortt 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 399 immigration records available for the last name Ortt. 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 542 military records available for the last name Ortt. For the veterans among your Ortt ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ortt Life Expectancy

What is the average Ortt lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Ortt life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1968, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Ortt in 1962 was 69, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ortt

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ortt 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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