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Origins of the Orme surname

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About the Ormes

We have a total number of 27521 records for people with the last name Orme.

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Where do most Ormes live?

In 1921, most Ormes lived in London.


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Interesting facts about Ormes

How common is your surname?

You have a rare surname! It's not in the top 1000 UK surnames!

We have 24,500 records for the Orme surname. The oldest one dates back to .

Who were Ormes most likely to marry?

Smiths

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Taylors

Our Marriage record sets tell us which families married Ormes.

What are the most common Orme first names?

  • William
  • John
  • Mary
  • Elizabeth

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Common jobs for Ormes

Men and women often performed different types of jobs, so these are displayed by gender to maintain their historical accuracy.

Common Female occupations for Ormes in 1921
Dressmaker

96

Cotton Weaver

69

Widow

48

Laundress

47

Domestic Servant

44

Common Male occupations for Ormes in 1921
Coal Miner

119

Farmer

74

Blacksmith

68

General Labourer

67

Butcher

55

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