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Orban Name Meaning

Hungarian (Orbán): from the personal name Orbán from Latin Urbanus (see Urban ). This surname is also found in Slovakia (mainly spelled Orbán) Romania Slovenia Croatia and Serbia and also among Rusyns. Walloon French and German: from a variant of the personal name French Urbain German Urban from Latin Urbanus.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Organ, Urban, Orman, Oran, Ban, Orbin, Lorman, Orbach, Oman, Orten

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Where is the Orban family from?

You can see how Orban families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Orban family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Orban families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 4 Orban families living in Warwickshire. This was about 57% of all the recorded Orban's in United Kingdom. Warwickshire had the highest population of Orban families in 1891.
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What did your Orban ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Orban. 100% of Orban women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. .

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

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    100%
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Census Records

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Orban. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Orban census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Orban. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

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

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What is the average Orban lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Orban life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Orban in 1951 was 47, and 73 in 2004.

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