Ory Name Meaning

French: habitational name from Orry-la-Ville in Oise, derived from the Latin personal name Aurius, Orius + suffix -acum, denoting the estate of a villa. German: from a personal name, Ory or Olry, derived from Latin aureus ‘golden’, which was borne by a 5th-century saint from Mainz. Hungarian (Ory): variant spelling of Ori (see Ori).

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


Similar surnames: Ury, Mory, Ori, Ort, Lory, Ord, Dory, Goy, Oury, Ore

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Ory Family Origin

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Ory Family Occupations

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  • Surveyor ((Gentleman))

    100%

In 1881, the most common Ory occupation in the UK was Surveyor ((Gentleman)). 100% of Ory's were Surveyor ((Gentleman))s.

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Between 1957 and 2004, Ory life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Ory in 1957 was 39, and 86 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ory

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