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Oren Surname Meaning

Jewish (Israeli): artificial name from Hebrew oren ‘pine tree’. In some cases it may be a substitute for some original Ashkenazic surname of similar sound or meaning e.g. Tannenbaum or Sosna . Norwegian (Øren): habitational name from any of about thirty farmsteads mainly on the west coast of Norway named Øyra from Old Norse eyrr ‘delta sandbank’. Probably an altered form of English or Irish Oran or Orren . Probably an Americanized form of German Ohren .

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

Similar surnames: Osen, Uren, Oyen, Oen, Toren, Ren, Koren, Orten, Horen, Oden

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Where is the Oren family from?

You can see how Oren families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Oren family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Oren families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 7 Oren families living in Norfolk. This was about 32% of all the recorded Oren's in United Kingdom. Norfolk had the highest population of Oren families in 1891.
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What did your Oren ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Oren. 100% of Oren 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
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Passenger Lists

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

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What is the average Oren lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Oren life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Oren in 1954 was 46, and 80 in 2004.

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